beth beckman

Beth P. Beckman, RN, DNSc


Yale New Haven Health names chief nursing executive

Yale Yale New Haven Health System has named Beth P. Beckman, RN, DNSc, as its first chief nursing executive. In this new role, Beckman will develop and oversee plans for the systemwide integration of key nursing areas, including practice, staffing, education/development and communication. Under her leadership, YNHHS will establish a signature standard of nursing care focused on patient-centered clinical excellence. She has also been appointed as the associate dean for partnerships for Yale School of Nursing.

Beckman will join YNHHS from Baylor University Medical Center (BUMC), Dallas, TX, where she is vice president and chief nursing officer (CNO). Previously, she held positions at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Grapevine, including a dual role as CNO and chief operating officer. Beckman earned her doctor of nursing science degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, her MS in nursing – family nurse practitioner track from Arizona State University and a BS in nursing from the University of Arizona.