President and CEO of UPMC Western Maryland, Barry Ronan, says he plans to retire in March of next year. Ronan has been in that position since 2000. In February, he assumed his current position. In finding a successor, Ronan says he will ensure and seamless and successful transition for the new UPMC-Western Maryland President. He helped oversee the consolidation of Memorial and Sacred Heart Hospitals to form the Western Maryland Health System.