Dr. Richard L. Goldberg ’68 has been appointed president of Georgetown University Hospital. Goldberg has served as interim hospital president since July 2009.
Georgetown University Hospital is Washington D.C’s third largest non-governmental hospital, with 609 beds. Between 1988 and 2000, Goldberg assumed a variety of leadership roles at Georgetown University Hospital including chair of psychiatry, chair of the faculty practice group, dean of graduate medical education, medical director of Georgetown University Hospital and dean of clinical affairs. As president, he will be responsible for the overall strategic and operational direction of the hospital including the clinical enterprise and faculty practice.
He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Psychosomatic Society.
A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., Goldberg earned a B.A. in biology from Hobart College. He was a member of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity and was part of the concert band, marching band, and Temple Club. Following graduation, he went on to earn his medical degree at Georgetown University and completed his residency in Georgetown’s Psychiatry Department; he later became a member of the faculty in the Department of Psychiatry.