Gigi A. Simko, FACHE
Gigi A. Simko served in the United States Air Force as a Medical Service Corps officer for 24 years. In 2020, she retired in the grade of colonel and joined Connecticut Children’s, the only hospital in Connecticut dedicated exclusively to the care of children. The hospital is ranked one of the best children’s hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and is a Magnet designated hospital. Ms. Simko’s military career included assignments in Texas, California, Delaware, Ohio, Washington, D.C., England and Florida, as well as a deployment to Southwest Asia. She served on ACHE’s Board of Governors from 2018 to 2021, as the ACHE Regent for the Air Force from 2016 to 2018, as an ACHE Regent-at-Large for District 6 from 2010 to 2011 and 2011 to 2014, and on several ACHE committees. Ms. Simko is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.