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Masks are still required in all Stamford Health locations. 

My name is Kathleen Silard, I began my career as a nurse in the pediatrics and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Albert Einstein Hospital in New York. Following a transition to healthcare administration, I joined Stamford Health in 2003 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. During this time, I provided clinical and operational leadership to the growing health system. I am passionate about making a difference in the communities served by Stamford Health and committed to leading a team of more than 3,000 employees who provide high-quality, patient-centered care. I was named President and CEO of Stamford Health in 2018. 

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  • Prepare for a New Wave of Hospital Patients in a Post-COVID-19 World 6/10/2021

    Since the pandemic, many important diagnoses have gone undetected due to people delaying care out of fear of COVID-19. Kathleen Silard, President & CEO of Stamford Health, discusses how we all combat this second ‘pandemic’ of delayed care.

  • Getting to Know the CEO 1/29/2021

    We sat down with Kathleen “Kathy” Silard, Stamford Health’s new President and Chief Executive Officer. Here are a few fun facts about her.

  • Learning from Where We Have Been from Kathleen Silard, President & CEO 11/16/2020

    As I look toward the holidays, both concern and confidence fill my thoughts. While it is indisputable that COVID-19 cases are on the rise nationally, in our community and at Stamford Health, I have also been personally involved in the plans we have put in place to effectively care for patients and keep our staff safe should a surge occur.

  • How to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccines 9/4/2020

    The development of new COVID vaccines is unleashing hope across the nation that we will soon gain control of this terrible pandemic. But vaccine discovery is only the beginning..

  • Looking Beyond the Mask from Kathleen Silard, President & CEO 8/2/2020

    This mask is our freedom. I saw this on a sign in New York and it struck a chord with me. Just as the course of COVID-19 has changed over time, so too has our perspective on the disease. So much was uncertain months ago, and much remains to be seen.

  • Unrest in America: A Message from the CEO 6/4/2020

    Caring for our community is why Stamford Health exists. In challenging moments I fall back on our values of teamwork, compassion, integrity, respect, and accountability. For me, this moment calls for listening with respect and compassion to people striving for a better world.

  • Important Safety Message From Our CEO 5/21/2020

    At all Stamford Health facilities, you can expect the following enhanced precautions as we resume and reopen services and locations. Learn more from our CEO, Kathy Silard, in our blog.

  • COVID-19 Update from the President & CEO 5/7/2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic remains a rapidly changing global health crisis. But here in our community, every day brings new victories. Learn more from Kathleen Silard, President & CEO of Stamford Health.

  • A Letter to Our Community from Kathleen Silard 4/12/2020
  • A Message from Kathleen Silard 3/19/2020

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