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Matthew Grossman, MD, named quality and safety officer, YNHCH

Matthew Grossman, MD, named quality and safety officer, YNHCH

Matthew Grossman, MD, associate director, Pediatric Residency Program, has been named quality and safety officer of Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital. Dr. Grossman has served as interim quality and safety officer since 2012 and in his new role will lead development of quality and safety programs, promote a culture of safety in the Children's Hospital and contribute to the overall quality and safety program at YNHH. Dr. Grossman will also continue his responsibilities for the Pediatric Residency Program. He joined the hospital in 2003 as a pediatric resident. In 2006, he became a hospitalist, medical director of the former Infant/Toddler Unit and assistant professor at Yale School of Medicine. He became medical director of the Short-Stay Unit two years ago. Dr. Grossman earned his BA in psychobiology from Swarthmore College; his medical degree from State University of New York at Stony Brook; and completed his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital.


Rebecca Stanley, RN, MSN, named PSM, psychiatric services

Rebecca Stanley, RN, MSN, named PSM, psychiatric services

Rebecca Stanley, RN, MSN, has been promoted to patient service manager for the psychiatric services component of the Emergency Departments at the York Street and Saint Raphael campuses and Shoreline Medical Center. Stanley joined YNHH in 2006 as a staff nurse in the Crisis Intervention Unit and was promoted to assistant patient service manager in 2010. She has been instrumental in managing the increasing volume of psychiatric patients being seen in the ED and improving the level of care. Before joining YNHH, she had her own business, which provided behavioral health programs for home care agencies. Stanley earned her BA in psychology from Connecticut College and her diploma in nursing and MSN, with a specialty in psychiatric mental health, from Yale University School of Nursing. She is board-certified as a psychiatric mental health clinical nurse specialist.


Jessica Cruz, RN, MSN, named PSM, Medicine/Infectious Disease Unit

Jessica Cruz, RN, MSN, named PSM, Medicine/Infectious Disease Unit

Jessica Cruz, RN, MSN, has been promoted to patient service manager for the General Medicine/ Infectious Disease Unit. She joined Yale-New Haven Hospital in 2007 as a student nurse intern on General Medicine (5-5) and became a staff nurse on the unit in 2008. In 2010, Cruz became assistant patient service manager on General Medicine (9-7), where she was chair of the unit-based skin committee, lead member of the unit's pilot for enclosed beds and member of the performance improvement group to standardize treatment of patients with alcoholism. Cruz earned her BSN at Southern Connecticut State University and MSN from the University of Phoenix. She works as an adjunct clinical instructor at Stone Academy.