Wesley Healthcare December 09, 2014

WICHITA – Wesley Medical Center has named Angela Gragg its new director of pediatric services.

“Angi has an extensive background in pediatric nursing and pediatric case management,” said Tripp Owings, Wesley’s vice president of business development and pediatric operations. “She will be a tremendous addition to our amazing pediatric services team.”

Gragg began her career in 1983 working as a hospital pediatric nurse. Since then, she has held a variety of nurse management positions in different clinical areas, including home health, hospice, case management, patient services and pediatrics. Her most recent position was as a consultant for the American Case Management Association, and she been an adjunct nursing instructor at Tabor College since 2011.

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

Gragg graduated from Emporia State University with a bachelor’s degree in pre-nursing studies, and she also earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Kansas. She also is a graduate from Newman University, where she obtained a master’s degree in nursing.

Gragg helped with the establishment of the Girls on the Run Program in Sedgwick County, volunteers at the Lord’s Diner and is a past board member of Sigma Theta Tau and the Medical Service Bureau. She is an avid runner and supporter of various community events, including the Leukemia Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training, where she is a triathlon member.

Angi began her new position with Wesley on Nov. 11.

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

Wesley Medical Center is 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 in national rankings, 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 www.wesleymc.com.