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Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital


Christine Croteau Announced as New Director

The Department of Veterans Affairs is pleased to announce the appointment of Christine Croteau as the director of Edith Nourse Rogers Veterans Affairs Memorial Medical Center, Bedford, Mass. (Bedford VAMC). Croteau will oversee a comprehensive healthcare system with an operating budget of $180 million that provides care to approximately 18,500 unique Veterans from Eastern Massachusetts.

“We are pleased to appoint Ms. Croteau as the director of Bedford VA Medical Center,” said Dr. Michael Mayo-Smith, Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 1 director. “Her sound leadership qualities and proven experience will continue to be valuable assets for the facility, the employees and volunteers, and for the Veterans we are honored to serve. I anticipate a smooth transition to this role as she previously served as the Acting Director during a period in which Edith Nourse Rogers was ranked as the best Medical Center in VISN1 in Population Health (Quality) and Patient Experience as determined by veterans.”

Croteau’s more than 15 years of executive health care experience in progressively challenging leadership positions includes Business Office Manager and Assistant Director, VA Boston Healthcare System, Acting Medical Center Director, Bedford VAMC, and Deputy Network Director, VISN 1.

Croteau received her Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts formerly North Adams State College, and received her Master of Business Administration from Providence College. She is a graduate of the Federal Interagency Institute for Healthcare Executives and the VHA Healthcare Leadership Institute, and a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Bedford VA Medical Center is part of the VA New England Healthcare System, which includes eight medical centers, located in the six New England States: Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts. It is an integral part of VISN 1, and is comprised of one main campus located in Bedford, Mass. and three Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) located in Lynn, Haverhill, and Gloucester, Mass.

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