Amy Knight Bio

Amy KnightAmy is the chief operating officer of Children's Hospital Association and oversees the organization’s quality and safety, member and advocacy communications, hospital relations, education, human resources, child health advocacy and governance areas, and works closely with the public policy team across many initiatives.

Prior to joining the Children’s Hospital Association in 2011, Amy was a partner and the director of children’s hospital services for Kurt Salmon Associates, a global management consulting firm. As a strategic advisor to children’s hospitals and academic medical centers across North America, she understands their strategic and operating issues in the evolving legislative, payer and regulatory environments in addition to their local and regional markets. She routinely led engagements with hospital executive teams and boards to position their hospitals for success in their local, regional and national markets. Amy’s professional career also includes management positions in children’s hospitals working closely with schools of medicine, physician groups and a variety of community-based providers.

Amy has a Master of Health Administration from Washington University’s School of Medicine in St. Louis, and a Bachelor of Arts in History from The University of Texas at Austin. She is based in Washington, D.C.