Sherry Fryman, RN, M.S.H.A., said she is excited to partner with the staff of University Hospital, the Mobile community, and the University of South Alabama as she takes on her new role.
By Shelbey Ernest
Sherry Fryman, RN, M.S.H.A., has been named chief nursing officer for USA Health University Hospital.
“With her knowledge and abilities, we knew Sherry would be a great fit for our team,” said Shannon Scaturro, M.S.H.A., M.S.N., CRNA, FACHE, chief operating officer for USA Health and assistant vice president for medical affairs. “I am certain she will be a great leader for our staff and will continue to further our hospital’s focus on high-quality, patient-centered care.”
Fryman said she was drawn to University Hospital by the positive energy surrounding its growth.
“I look forward to taking what is already a great culture and making it even better,” Fryman said. “I have a desire for staff development, so I want to help them cultivate their abilities and continue to grow.”
Fryman’s goals as chief nursing officer are to have University Hospital become a “Top 100 Hospital” and an A-rated hospital with Leapfrog, and to begin the journey to achieve the “Pathways to Excellence” accreditation.
Fryman said she is excited to partner with all the staff members of University Hospital, the community of Mobile, local nursing schools and the University of South Alabama to accomplish those goals. She welcomes all ideas and suggestions as she progresses in her role.
Prior to her appointment at University Hospital, Fryman served as chief nursing officer at Riverview Regional Medical Center in Gadsden, Alabama. She received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia, and her Master of Science in healthcare administration from Chamberlain College of Nursing in Chicago.