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Yale New Haven Health employees honored as 2024 healthcare heroes by the Connecticut Hospital Association

Monday, June 17, 2024

New Haven, CT (June 17, 2024) – Yale New Haven Health is proud to announce that four employees were honored with the 2024 Connecticut Hospital Association (CHA) Healthcare Heroes Award.

The 2024 CHA Healthcare Heroes Award celebrates and recognizes the invaluable contributions of exceptional healthcare workers, both to their field and to the community at large. This year, the award was presented to an individual from each Connecticut hospital.

Yale New Haven Health heroes honored include:

• Peter Morgan, MD – Bridgeport Hospital

• Lori Dilg, RN – Greenwich Hospital

• Seana Lynch, RN – Lawrence + Memorial Hospital

• Ranbir Bains, PhD, APRN – Yale New Haven Hospital

Since 2002, CHA has included a celebration of healthcare heroes as part of its Annual Meeting, which took place on Thursday, June 13, 2024. At the event, healthcare heroes who represent all types of care from every corner of Connecticut’s hospitals received a certificate from CHA and a Proclamation from the Office of Governor Ned Lamont, which says in part:

“This recognition celebrates your outstanding leadership. The honor you are receiving signifies your outstanding professional accomplishments in the healthcare services sector. Through your thoughtful work, you have demonstrated professional excellence and extraordinary service to your community, organization, and to the State of Connecticut."

Yale New Haven Health (YNHHS), the largest and most comprehensive healthcare system in Connecticut, is recognized for advanced clinical care, quality, service, cost effectiveness and commitment to improving the health status of the communities it serves. YNHHS includes five hospitals – Bridgeport, Greenwich, Lawrence + Memorial, Westerly and Yale New Haven hospitals, several specialty networks and Northeast Medical Group, a non-profit medical foundation with several hundred community-based and hospital-employed physicians. YNHHS is affiliated with Yale University and Yale Medicine, the clinical practice of the Yale School of Medicine and the largest academic multi-specialty practice in New England. Yale New Haven Hospital is the primary teaching hospital of Yale School of Medicine.