Gary Park has served as President of UNC Hospitals since March 2004. UNC Hospitals is an academic medical center comprised of 853 beds and approximately 9,800 employees. In addition, he is responsible for Rex Healthcare and other affiliated hospitals in the UNC Health Care System network. The system is comprised of 2,596 beds and approximately 22,000 employees. Park previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Moses Cone Health System from October 1997 until December 2000. He also served as President of Wesley Long Community Hospital from November 1992 until September 1997 when Wesley Long merged with Moses Cone. Prior to his position at Wesley Long, Park was President of Thomas Memorial Hospital in South Charleston, West Virginia from 1986 to 1992. He has an undergraduate and graduate degree from West Virginia.