Wesley Names Kristi Froese New Director of Pediatric Services

March 17, 2014

Wesley Names Kristi Froese New Director of Pediatric Services

WICHITA, Kan. – Wesley Medical Center has named Kristi Froese to serve as its new director of pediatric services.

“We are so excited to have Kristi in this new position,” said Kathy Neely, Wesley’s chief nursing officer. “She’s been a tremendous leader in our pediatric services area with her constant focus on quality improvement procedures all while making sure our pediatric patients have the best experience possible.”

Kristi began her Wesley career in 2001 serving as a registered nurse in many different areas of the hospital. She became a clinical advisor in 2006 and within a year became the manager of the pediatric unit. Froese is a graduate from Friends University and has a master’s degree in healthcare leadership.

“I am looking forward to continuing my leadership career at Wesley,” Froese said. “It’s an amazing opportunity to be part of a first-class health system with its constant efforts to provide the best pediatric care in the Midwest.”

Froese has served in the community on the board of directors for Ronald McDonald Charities and a youth wrestling club. She also is a volunteer Sunday school teacher and an avid sports fan.

Kristi began her new position with Wesley on March 6.

For more information about Wesley Medical Center and pediatric services program, please visit www.wesleymc.com.

Wesley Medical Centeris the region’s leading acute care hospital network providing a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for patients throughout Kansas and northern Oklahoma since 1912.  As a leader in Overall Recommended Care, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies – more than any hospital in a 13-state region.  Wesley provides the most extensive emergency network in Wichita, with Wesley ER, Wesley West ER and Galichia ER.  Wesley owns and operates Galichia Heart Hospital, WesleyCare Clinics and the Pediatric Center of Kansas. To learn more about Wesley Medical Center, please visit wesleymc.com.