• Sherry Perkins

    President of Anne Arundel Medical Center

    Sherry Perkins

    Sherry B. Perkins, PhD, RN, FAAN, is president of Anne Arundel Medical Center.

    Perkins holds a 30-year career in the health care industry with leadership roles in major Maryland and Delaware health systems. Perkins also formerly served as chief operating officer and chief nursing officer from 2006 until 2016 at AAMC.

    As president of AAMC, Perkins serves as a member of the Luminis Health executive team. She participates in the development and execution of the strategic goals and initiatives for the system, while overseeing operational activities at AAMC and working with the hospital’s leadership team to ensure high-quality, high-efficiency delivery of care.

    Perkins is an adjunct associate professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing and a member of the Board of Directors for the Maryland Patient Safety Center. She is a national advisor to the Institute for Patient and Family Centered Care and the GetWellNetwork O’Neil Center Clinical Advisory Board and a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.

    As a frequent writer and presenter, Perkins has contributed to nearly 120 publications. She has been honored with the YWCA Tribute to Women and Industry Award as well as the Maryland Nurses Association’s Outstanding Leadership Award. Most recently, Perkins was named an Influential Marylander by the Daily Record.

    Perkins holds a BSN from Baylor University, MS from Texas Woman’s University and a PhD from the University of Kansas. She is also a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania fellows program in management.