Charles D. Fraser, Jr., MD, is Chief of Congenital Heart Surgery and Cardiac Surgeon In-Charge at Texas Children’s Hospital, the nation’s largest pediatric hospital. His academic appointments include Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics (tenured), Baylor College of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering at Rice University. Dr. Fraser holds the Donovan Chair in Congenital Heart Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital and has joint clinical appointments at the Texas Heart Institute and The University of Texas at Houston. Dr. Fraser also serves as Director of the Adult Congenital Heart Surgery Program at the Texas Heart Institute. Dr. Charles Fraser, Surgeon-in-Chief.
University of Texas Medical Branch, Doctor of Medicine, 1984
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, General Surgery, 1985
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, General Surgery, 1990 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Cardiovascular Surgery, 1993
Royal Children’s Hospital, Pedi Cardiovascular Surgery, 1992
Linda Aldred is currently the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Texas Children’s Hospital responsible for maintaining and elevating a rich organizational culture, leadership development and new employee recruitment. Linda joined Texas Children’s in 1988 and has since helped grow the organization from less than 1,000 employees to the 14,000 it is today. She has led the development of a contemporary digital talent acquisition strategy, designed robust on-boarding teams and formalized the existing culture via four key values made actionable through a new culture website and robust launch strategies. Linda has a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Houston and a Master’s degree in Education from Colorado State University.
Sarah Maytum is currently an Assistant Vice President at Texas Children’s Hospital with responsibility for multiple clinical and clinical support departments. Sarah joined Texas Children’s Hospital as a Child Life Specialist in January of 1999. She became a formal leader in January of 2003, and over the last 13 years, has assumed progressively greater leadership roles. Sarah has a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from the College of the Holy Cross, a Master’s in Educational Administration from the University of Houston, and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Texas. In 2014, Sarah was honored as the Mark A. Wallace Director Catalyst Leader.