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FAH Welcomes Joe Britton as Executive Vice President, Public Affairs

The Federation of American Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of Joe Britton as Executive Vice President, Public Affairs. Joe will join the Federation on November 4th. 

“It is a distinct pleasure to welcome an individual with Joe’s experience and strategic vision to the Federation team. He brings a unique perspective of the intersection of politics and policy. Joe knows the Congress and the policymaking process and will be a great value add for the Federation’s members as well as the patients we serve,” said Chip Kahn, FAH President and CEO.

During his 16-year career in Washington, Joe has had a wide range of positions in both the Senate and the administration, most recently serving as the Chief of Staff to New Mexico Senator Martin Heinrich.

“I look forward to working on behalf of Federation hospitals and the millions of patients they serve. Over the years, this organization has maintained a solid reputation of fighting for access to quality care for all Americans. It is an honor to join the Federation team and continue that mission,” said Britton.

Before working for Sen. Heinrich, Joe was Senior Advisor to Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack and Deputy Chief of Staff for Colorado Senator Mark Udall. He got his start on Capitol Hill working for Sen. Ben Nelson of Nebraska. Joe has also held positions with high profile campaigns – both national and statewide.

Joe earned his Masters in Government and Masters in Business Administration from The Johns Hopkins University and graduated with a double major in Government and Economics from the University of Virginia.