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Marna Borgstrom elected to American Hospital Association Board of Trustees

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

New Haven, CT (August 8, 2018) – Marna P. Borgstrom, chief executive officer of Yale New Haven Hospital and Yale New Haven Health, is one of seven healthcare executives elected to the American Hospital Association (AHA) Board of Trustees for a three-year term beginning January 1, 2019. The Board of Trustees is the highest policy-making body of the AHA and has ultimate authority for the governance and management of its direction.

Marna Borgstrom has served as the chief executive officer of Yale New Haven Hospital and Yale New Haven Health since 2005. With revenues of $4.5B, Yale New Haven Health is the largest health system in the region and largest employer in Connecticut. Marna began her career at Yale New Haven Hospital over 39 years ago and served in a variety of staff and operational roles prior to her current positions.

Marna chairs the boards of the Healthcare Institute and the Coalition to Protect America’s Healthcare and is the past chair of Vizient, a Dallas, Texas-based health care company. She serves on several other boards including The Connecticut Hospital Association and New Haven Promise. She is also a director of Cryolife in Atlanta, GA.

Marna received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and was awarded a master’s of public health by the Yale University School of Epidemiology and Public Health. She is a lecturer at the Yale School of Epidemiology and Public Health, from which she received the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2018.

Yale New Haven Health (YNHHS), the largest and most comprehensive healthcare system in Connecticut, is recognized for advanced clinical care, quality, service, cost effectiveness and commitment to improving the health status of the communities it serves. YNHHS includes five hospitals – Bridgeport, Greenwich, Lawrence + Memorial, Westerly and Yale New Haven hospitals, several specialty networks and Northeast Medical Group, a non-profit medical foundation with several hundred community-based and hospital-employed physicians. YNHHS is affiliated with Yale University and Yale Medicine, the clinical practice of the Yale School of Medicine and the largest academic multi-specialty practice in New England. Yale New Haven Hospital is the primary teaching hospital of Yale School of Medicine. www.ynhhs.org

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