Jeannette Bronsord, MAOL, DNP

Dr. has over 35 years of leadership experience and is currently Executive Director Surgical Services at Yale New Haven Hospital, a 1541-bed academic medical center, and level 1 trauma center. She oversees the nursing practice and operations in the inpatient general surgery units, surgical intensive care, and step-down units as well as has administrative oversight for the Trauma program. She leads strategic workforce initiatives in collaboration with the nurse executive team. Jeannette enjoys leading in the complex and ever-changing healthcare environment, and her areas of expertise include change management, quality improvement; and she has developed and implemented practices to recruit and sustain an engaged workforce. Throughout her career, Jeannette has worked in a variety of settings, including community hospitals, teaching hospitals, an academic medical center, and post-acute care settings, many of which were products of mergers and acquisitions. She believes this experience helps her understand various organizational perspectives when integrating practices and standards across the five hospitals in the YNHHS system. She received her BSN and MSN from Southern Connecticut State University, her master’s in organizational leadership from Quinnipiac University; and her Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of New Hampshire. She is board certified as a Nurse Executive Advanced through the ANCC and is an HCMA Nursing Executive Fellow class of 2023. She serves on the board of the Organization of Nurse Leaders and is a member of the ONL Government Affairs Committee.