Tomorrow's Leaders

Honoring young people who will guide our ministry in the future

The Catholic health ministry of tomorrow will depend on strong leadership and passionate commitment to the healing mission. CHA's Tomorrow's Leaders Program encourages the promising young leaders of today to continue their careers in Catholic Health ministry. Each class consists of an impressive cadre of dedicated, high-performing individuals who already have demonstrated commitment to advancing the healing mission.


Natalie Blum, System Director, Quality and Infection Prevention, PeaceHealth, Vancouver, Washington
Prub Khurana, Chief Strategy Officer, Providence St. Joseph Health, Irvine, California
Lindsay Flannery, Vice President, Patient Care Services, Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, Yankton, South Dakota
Tiffany Parker, Director, Inpatient Behavioral Health, Addiction Services and Domestic Violence Services, St. Agnes Hospital, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Wendy Gaudet, Director, Pharmacy, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Aaron Puchbauer, President and Chief Executive Officer, HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital, Shelbyville, Illinois
Morgan Griffith, Vice President, Digital Strategy and Transformation, Bon Secours Mercy Health, Cincinnati
Nathaniel Schlicher, MD, JD, MBA, FACEP, Regional Medical Director, Quality Assurance for Emergency Medicine, CHI Franciscan Health, Tacoma, Washington
Karthik Iyer, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Medical Director Critical Care, Mercy Hospital Jefferson, Festus/Crystal City, Missouri
Bernardita Ureta, Vice President, Mission, Red de Salud UC CHRISTUS, Santiago, Chile