Sarah Frost, MBA

Sarah Frost, MBA

Chief, Lifespan Hospital Operations, and President, Rhode Island Hospital and its Hasbro Children's Hospital

Sarah Frost, MBA is chief of hospital operations at Lifespan and president of Rhode Island Hospital and its Hasbro Children’s Hospital. 

As president of Rhode Island and its Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Frost oversees high-quality and safe patient care, staff engagement, patient experience, process improvement and operating financial results. In addition, as Lifespan’s chief of hospital operations, she provides executive oversight for The Miriam, Newport and Bradley hospitals, to ensure all Lifespan hospitals work together to achieve system objectives, patient care goals and to standardize quality and safety functions.

Prior to joining Lifespan, Frost was chief executive officer for two Banner Health hospitals in Arizona: Banner - University Medical Center Tucson, and Banner - University Medical Center Tucson South. As CEO, she was responsible for guiding the strategic vision of two academic medical centers and outpatient clinics with more than 6,000 employees and 900 inpatient beds and $1.5 billion in operating revenue. Prior to her role as CEO, she acted as chief operating officer for the medical centers.

Frost holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration from the University of Arizona and a master of business administration degree from the University of Phoenix. She currently serves on the boards of the AAMC Council of Teaching Hospitals, Pima County Joint Technical Education District Foundation, and the American Heart Association. She has also been recognized by many organizations for her leadership, including Beckers Hospital Review's Women Hospital Presidents and CEOs to Know (2023), AZ Big Media's Most Influential Women in Arizona (2023) and BizTucson's Women Leading the Region (2022), to name a few.