Amy Wimpey Knight
Amy Knight

Amy Wimpey Knight

President, Children's Hospital Association

Amy Wimpey Knight is the president of Children's Hospital Association (CHA), representing over 220 hospital organizations and pediatric programs dedicated to improving child health through innovation in policy and care delivery. CHA focuses on advancing advocacy at the federal level; setting the standards for quality and safety in pediatric care; generating the data and information to drive change; leveraging the purchasing power of its members; and creating opportunities for children’s hospitals to share and spread knowledge generated within and outside of our industry.

Knight oversees the organization’s quality and safety, data and analytics, member and advocacy communications, hospital/health system relations, education, child health advocacy, human resources and governance, and plays a key role in our public policy initiatives.

Prior to joining the Children’s Hospital Association in 2011, Knight was a partner and the director of children’s hospital services for Kurt Salmon, 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. Knight'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.

Knight 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.

Authored Content

Supporting Progress in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Priorities

Actions, not words, will help move forward federal advocacy, learning and patient care efforts.

April 26, 2022

Looking Back on 10 Years of CHA

As we build foundations for our future, we look back on what we’ve built and learned together.

April 28, 2021

Learning From the Lessons of Coronavirus

Children's hospitals can learn from the COVID-19 pandemic and embrace the future.

April 23, 2020