Thursday, December 9, 2010

Yale-New Haven Hospital president named to national AAMC board

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NEW HAVEN - Marna P. Borgstrom, president and CEO of Yale-New Haven Hospital, has been named to the Association of American Medical Colleges 2010-11 Board of Directors, the hospital said in a statement.
Borgstrom will serve a 2-year term on the 17-member AAMC governing board, which "represents all 133 U.S. and 17 Canadian accredited medical schools; nearly 400major teaching hospitals and health systems, including 62 Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers; and nearly 90 academic and scientific societies. The AAMC represents 128,000 faculty members, 75,000 medical students, and 110,000 resident physicians," the statement said.
Borgstrom began her career at YNHH more than 30 years ago and became president and CEO of both Yale-New Haven Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System in 2005, after having served as executive vice president and COO for the previous 11 years, the statement said. Borgstrom holds a master's of public health degree in hospital administration from the Yale School of Medicine and a bachelor's degree in human biology from Stanford University. She is a lecturer in Yale's Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, Health Policy & Administration Division, the statement said.
Read more about Borgstrom here
Borgstrom serves on several national boards, including VHA, Inc. in Dallas. A resident of Guilford, Borgstrom is a member of the Connecticut Hospital Association's Board of Trustees and serves on the Greater New Haven Regional Leadership Council, the statement said.
She previously served on the boards of the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, United Way of Greater New Haven and the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce's Board and Executive Committee, the statement said.

Editor's note: The information in this post was provided wholly by YNHH

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