Cook County Health
CCH Director of Advanced Practice Program Services
CEF Scholarship Recipient
Ratna Kanumury has been the Director of Advanced Practice Program Services since February 2015. She is a strong supporter of optimizing team practice to improve a patient- centered approach to care. She leads credentialing for all non-physician providers within Cook County Health to assure patient safety and the delivery of high quality care. Kanumury has developed a clinical training program with 11 Advanced Practice Programs across Chicagoland and a pipeline for recruitment of well qualified health care professionals. She has led several efforts to improve billing, coding and clinical documentation for clinicians. She builds strong partnerships across the organization to improve health care outcomes. Kanumury continues to practice Primary Care Internal Medicine and delivers care on the southside of Chicago.