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Atlantic Health System welcomes new System Medical Director of Pediatrics Beth C. Natt

Beth C. Natt, MD, MPH, MBA brings extensive leadership and clinical experience

MORRISTOWN, NJ (Morris County) – Atlantic Health System has announced the arrival of Beth C. Natt, MD, MPH, MBA as the new System Medical Director of the Pediatric Service Line and Chairperson of the Department of Pediatrics at Morristown and Overlook Medical Centers.

As a career pediatric hospitalist with extensive experience working in both large health systems and community hospitals, Dr. Natt will work collaboratively to deliver high-quality care to meet the needs of the community.

Working directly with Atlantic Health System’s senior leadership, hospital medical staffs and clinical leaders, Dr. Natt’s work will establish and lead the implementation of the Pediatric Service line’s strategic direction across the organization by focusing on the following areas: high-quality care, exceptional performance, growth, research and education. Additionally, she will drive the system’s commitment to delivering an innovative and personalized approach to ensure the best possible care and experience for patients and their families.

“I am thrilled to join the talented and dedicated team at Atlantic Health System.” said Dr. Natt. “I look forward to building on the clinical excellence and reputation the pediatrics service line has established within the community and to continue to support the system’s mission of ensuring children and their families have access to high quality care close to home.”

Before joining Atlantic Health, Dr. Natt was at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center where she was the Regional Clinical Director of Hospital Partnership Operations and was responsible for the operational oversight of four different community-based pediatric inpatient units.

“As a dynamic physician leader, Dr. Natt brings a wealth of experience as a clinician and as an administrator to Atlantic Health System,” said Scott Leighty, Chief Health System Officer. “She will strengthen our efforts to build healthier communities and lead the critical work necessary to meet the growing demand in pediatric services.”

Dr. Natt graduated medical school from University of Connecticut with her MD as well as Master’s of Public Health, and has recently completed her MBA with a focus in Healthcare from Yale in 2023. She has been active on a national level with the American Academy of Pediatrics including leading national courses and co-chairing multiple national committees, and is a Senior Fellow of Hospital Medicine through the Society of Hospital Medicine.

Dr. Natt is the successor to Walter Rosenfeld, MD, who served in this position for more than seventeen years. Rosenfeld retired in October 2023.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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