Paul D. Kempinski, MS, FACHE, serves as Enterprise Vice President and President of Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children (N/AIDHC) in Wilmington, Del. Kempinski, who joined Nemours in 2003, is responsible for the daily operations of N/AIDHC, a 200-bed referral hospital, a Magnet-designated hospital that is recognized among the top children’s hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and the Leapfrog Group. Kempinski previously served as Operational Vice President for Nemours Children’s Health System and Chief Operating Officer of Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.
Prior to joining Nemours, Kempinski served as Chief Operating Officer of Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pa. He also held senior leadership positions at ViaHealth in Rochester, N.Y., Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pittsburgh and Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Kempinski is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Chair-Elect of the Board of Directors for the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware and a member of the Board of Advisors for the YMCA of West Chester, Pa. Kempinski serves on the Advisory Board of the Penn State University Undergraduate Program in Health Policy and Administration, and he is an alumnus of Leadership Philadelphia. He is also a frequent presenter at local, regional and national meetings and conferences on healthcare issues, and received the Rochester Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” award for professional achievement and community service by young leaders.
Kempinski earned his Bachelor of Science in Health Planning and Administration from Penn State University in University Park, Pa. and his Master of Science in Health System Management from Rush University in Chicago. He and his wife, Maureen, currently reside in West Chester, Pa. with their three children.