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Sarah Fawcett-Lee is Senior Vice President of Virtua Foundation

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Sarah Fawcett-Lee
Marlton, NJ----Virtua has named a new leader of its philanthropy program. The South Jersey health system has hired Sarah Fawcett-Lee, CFRE, as senior vice president of Virtua Foundation. 

Her duties include implementing philanthropy initiatives across the not-for-profit organization to increase charitable support for Virtua’s array of programs and services.
“We are excited to welcome Sarah into this critical role at Virtua as we strive to meet the diverse needs of the South Jersey community,” said Dennis W. Pullin, FACHE, Virtua’s president and CEO. “I’m confident that her passion for healthcare philanthropy, along with her ability to forge partnerships with supporters, will help us expand our mission in new and meaningful ways.” 
Fawcett-Lee has spent her entire career in philanthropy, including the past 17 years in the healthcare industry. Before joining Virtua, she served for six years as a regional vice president at MedStar Health in Maryland. Previously, she was vice president for philanthropy at Mercy Health Services and director of major gifts for the Sheppard Pratt Health System—both in Baltimore.   
A certified fundraising executive, Fawcett-Lee earned a master’s degree from the College of William and Mary in Virginia, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Hull, United Kingdom. She is a past president of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Maryland Chapter, and has been a faculty member and assistant dean of the Madison Institute, an annual certificate program offered by the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, since 2014. 
About Virtua
Virtua is South Jersey’s largest health system, committed to the mission of helping people be well, get well, and stay well and averaging more than one million patient encounters each year. Virtua’s 9,000-plus employees provide comprehensive care at three hospitals and nearly 200 other locations, in addition to bringing health services directly into communities through home health, rehabilitation, mobile screenings, and its paramedic program. Virtua has 1,000 affiliated doctors and other clinicians, and its specialties include orthopedics, advanced surgery, and maternity. Virtua is affiliated with Penn Medicine for cancer and neuroscience, and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for pediatrics. As a not-for-profit, Virtua is committed to the well-being of the community and provides innovative outreach programs that address social challenges affecting health, from addiction and other behavioral issues to lack of nutritious food and stable housing. A Magnet-recognized health system ranked by U.S. News and World Report, Virtua has received many awards for quality, safety, and its outstanding work environment. For more information, visit virtua.org. To help Virtua make a difference, visit foundation.virtua.org.