Retired VA Regional Executive Director, Acting Director Appointed | Extra Quarter
Prior to his current assignment, Burman was Director of the Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center and Clinics (SORCC) Medical Center in White City, Oregon from February 2013 to March 2015. From May 2009 to February 2013 he was Executive Director of Heartland Specialty Hospital. in surgery, a private sector facility in Overland Park, Kansas. Burman was CEO of Pinnacle Healthcare in Crown Point, Indiana from 2006 to 2008, and CEO of Oklahoma Orthopedic Hospital from August 2000 to November 2005.
Burman holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Trinity University in Texas and a Masters of Health Administration from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.
Kingston has been the Associate Director of Patient Care / Executive Nurse since August 1996. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a doctorate in nursing practice. of UNMC.
She has served on various VA committees including the National Comprehensive Health Project Team, the VA National Council of Nurses Nursing Workgroup, the VA Workforce Working Group. nurse for the VA National Nursing Council, the representative of the VISN 23 Nursing Directorate on the VA National Nursing Council, the Patient Flow Collaborative and the VA National Commission on Nursing.
Most recently, she led the Whole Health Wellness initiative within the VA NWIHCS and co-chairs the VISN 23 Whole Health subcommittee of the Health Care Delivery Committee. She also served previous roles as Acting Director of the Robley Rex VA Medical Center in Louisville, Kentucky, and the VA NWIHCS.