Jason Bruce, M.D., Appointed Boys Town Chief Medical Officer
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Boys Town is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Bruce, M.D., to the position of Chief Medical Officer at Boys Town National Research Hospital and Clinics, effective Oct. 1, 2020.
Since joining Boys Town in 2006, Dr. Bruce has held leadership positions as Pediatric Practice Leader, Medical Director of Same Day Pediatrics and most recently, Associate Medical Director for Primary Care.
He has been instrumental in the growth of Same Day Pediatrics, a service offering same day sick appointments for all children in the area, by increasing capacity from one to four locations across the Omaha metro. His leadership while working with Incident Command during the COVID-19 pandemic has played a key role in maintaining the highest quality of care for Boys Town patients during this challenging time.
As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Bruce will oversee the quality and safety of patient care delivered by medical staff. He will help lead the hospital and clinics in strategic planning, recruit and retain doctors and providers and oversee the operations of medical staff and patient services.
“Boys Town Hospital has seen tremendous growth in services and the number of patients we serve – most recently with the addition of higher levels of hospital care and pediatric neuroscience," said Edward Kolb, M.D., MBA, Executive Vice President of Health Care and Director of Boys Town National Research Hospital and Medical Clinics. “Dr. Bruce's leadership and attention to patient-centered care will help lead Boys Town Hospital as we continue to expand to serve more patients and families."
Dr. Bruce was awarded his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Creighton University School of Medicine. He completed residency training at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in affiliation with the Medical College of Wisconsin. He is board certified in pediatrics and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is part Hawaiian and a proud graduate of the Kamehameha Schools. As a bilingual physician (English and Spanish), he enjoys caring for a diverse patient population.
Boys Town congratulates Dr. Bruce on his appointment!