Gina Calder, FACHE
St Charles County, BJC Healthcare
Gina Calder serves as president of the BJC hospitals in St. Charles County, Mo. (Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital and Progress West Hospital). Ms. Calder joined BJC in 2021 from Bridgeport Hospital, a member of Yale New Haven Health System, where she served as administrator of the 106-bed Milford Campus and vice president on the Bridgeport leadership team. She also held various other leadership roles while there, including vice president of ambulatory services, executive director of clinical services, and administrative director of geriatric services and patient relations.
Prior to joining the Bridgeport leadership team in 2009, Ms. Calder spent two years as an administrative fellow at Yale New Haven Health System and as an administrative intern at Yale New Haven Hospital. She is a fellow of the Carol Emmott Foundation and is involved in supporting and engaging with community organizations. She has been recognized with several professional and leadership awards, including Connecticut State Conference of NAACP Branches’ “100 Most Influential Blacks in Connecticut” recognition; The Greater Bridgeport Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs Inc.’s Professional Award; the Connecticut Association of Healthcare Executives’ Leadership Award; and the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Fairfield County Alumnae Chapter, Dorothy I. Height Community Service Award.
Ms. Calder currently is completing her master’s degree in business administration and holds 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.