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KentuckyOne Health names Vice President of Mission - Archived

KentuckyOne Health Names Vice President of Mission
Rabbi Dr. Nadia Siritsky will steer mission advancement for Jewish Hospital, University of Louisville Hospital and James Graham Brown Cancer Center

Louisville, KY (September 30, 2014)—Rabbi Dr. Nadia Siritsky, MSSW, BCC has been named Vice President of Mission for Jewish Hospital, University of Louisville Hospital and James Graham Brown Cancer Center, all part of KentuckyOne Health.

In her new role, Rabbi Dr. Siritsky will be working with Brian Yanofchick, senior vice president of mission integration for KentuckyOne Health, and his team to lead the work to facilitate the integration of its mission and defined Purpose & Values into the day-to-day operations of the health system.

Originally from Montreal, Canada, Rabbi Dr. Siritsky was ordained from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, where she also completed her


Doctorate in Ministry. She completed her chaplaincy training program at the HealthCare Chaplaincy in New York, where she also served as an interfaith chaplain with the Red Cross, following the September 11 attacks. Through her career, her research and studies have focused on the integration of pastoral theory in health care management in order to reduce turnover and improve productivity.

“As I celebrate the holiday of Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year), I feel blessed to begin this new chapter of my life and to be so warmly welcomed into the KentuckyOne Health family,” said Rabbi Dr. Siritsky.

In addition to her congregational experience, at Temple Adath Israel Brith Shalom in Louisville, KY and at Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation, Rabbi Dr. Siritsky has also worked as an interfaith chaplain and psychotherapist in several settings including hospice and palliative care, as well as consulting, fundraising and grant writing for nonprofit organizations. She has served on the board of the National Association of Jewish Chaplains, the Society for Classical Reform Judaism and on the Rabbinic Advisory Committee for  


About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health, the largest and most comprehensive health system in the Commonwealth, has more than 200 locations including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies in Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is dedicated to bringing wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved.  The system is made up of the former Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System, along with the the University of Louisville Hospital and  James Graham Brown Cancer Center. KentuckyOne Health is proud of and strengthened by its Catholic, Jewish and academic heritages.

Publish date: 

Monday, September 29, 2014