Gina Calder, FACHE
Gina Calder has led BJC HealthCare’s two St. Charles County hospitals, Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital and Progress West Hospital, since being named president in February 2021. Before joining BJC, Ms. Calder held various executive roles at Bridgeport Hospital, a member of Yale New Haven Health, serving most recently as administrator and vice president. The hospitals Ms. Calder currently serves have received numerous patient quality, safety and experience recognitions during her tenure from organizations including Professional Research Corporation, U.S. News & World Report and Vizient. Barnes-Jewish St. Peters is also an ACR accredited breast imaging center of excellence, and Progress West is a nationally certified safe sleep hospital. During her time with BJC, Ms. Calder has been named a “Champion for Diversity and Inclusion” by the St. Louis Business Journal, was named among Becker’s Hospital Review’s “75 Black healthcare leaders to know in 2022,” and received the 2022 PRC Healthcare Leadership Impact Award for her commitment to collaboration, service and innovation. Ms. Calder holds her master’s degree in business administration, a master’s degree in public health, health policy and administration, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology, all from Yale University in New Haven, Conn. She is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.