Top 25 Women Leaders
Yale New Haven Health System
Borgstrom began her career in healthcare administration after completing a master's degree in public health from Yale in 1979. She has been employed by Yale New Haven Health for her entire professional career, which now spans nearly 40 years. After beginning her employment with a post-graduate fellowship, she held a variety of management roles during her tenure at the system before being promoted to chief operating officer in 1994. She became president and CEO in 2005, and now serves as head of the system as well as Yale New Haven Hospital. Along the way, she has served on numerous national boards and has overseen expansion of Yale New Haven, including deals that have added secular and religious facilities into the fold. The system now has annual revenue of more than $4 billion and employs nearly 25,000.