March 14, 2014

Patrick Schultz, AIA, EDAC, LEED AP, believes, as architects, we must focus on integration, collaboration and optimization of the whole, when creating tomorrow’s healing environments.

Schultz joins HKS as vice president and healthcare practice leader for the Mid-Atlantic region. He brings over 25 years of proven experience in the planning and design of healthcare, medical research and government medical facilities nationwide.

“Over the past 25 years, Patrick has faithfully served healthcare clients across the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond with innovative projects and thoughtful leadership,” said Shannon Kraus, FAIA, FACHA, principal/director of Mid-Atlantic healthcare, HKS, Inc. “Patrick, with his thought leadership and attention to detail, will complement and enhance a strong Mid-Atlantic team focused on client service, innovation and implementation as we strive to deliver to our clients facilities that respond to today’s changing healthcare environment.”

Prior to joining HKS, Schultz led a national healthcare practice in Washington, D.C. His expertise includes strategic and master planning, benchmarking, visioning and concepts, development of functional and space programs, presentations to owners and executive boards, leading project teams and user group meetings and production of all necessary documentation.

Schultz has worked on a wide range of significant projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. His clients include Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore; University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, Va.; Duke University Health System in Raleigh, N.C.; Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.; Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, Ma.; National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. and Veteran Affairs, Washington, D.C.

“I understand the challenges facing providers in the current healthcare climate,” said Schultz. “My goal is to design solutions that enhance each client’s operational efficiency and brand, providing team leadership collaborating with owners, consultants, construction managers and users to deliver highly complex, multi-phase projects on time and on budget.”

He received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Arkansas.

HKS, Inc. is a leading architectural design firm ranked among the top six architectural engineering firms, according to Building Design+Construction magazine. Since its founding in 1939, HKS has completed construction projects totaling more than $75 billion in more than 1,498 cities located in 84 countries. The firm operates from 27 offices worldwide.  

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