Rick Merrill, president and CEO of Cook Children's Health Care System in Fort Worth, TX, is the 2013 chair of the AHA's Section for Maternal and Child Health. As chair, Merrill will lead the section's governing council on public policy issues concerning women's and children's health, hospitals serving that patient population and AHA member service strategies. He also serves as chair of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council. Angela Scioscia, M.D., chief medical officer for University of California San Diego Medical Center, is the section's chair-elect and will assume the role of chair in 2014. For more on the section's governing council, see the AHA news release.