With direction from the volunteer-led board of directors, the BCH leadership team manages hospital and nursing home operations.
Teresa Donohue, CEO
Donohue was appointed CEO in November 2022. She previously served as Chief Financial Officer for Bertrand Chaffee Hospital and Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home. She has been instrumental in the management of financial operations and for the strategic planning and growth of both organizations. Notably, Teresa was responsible for co-authoring and implementing the New York State Department of Health Healthcare Facility Transformation $11.3 million grant awarded to BCH, which allowed for the construction of the Bertrand Chaffee Health Center, 3D mammography equipment, nuclear medicine camera, permanent MRI structure, and upgrades to the facility’s electronic health record.
Carole Francis, CFO
Carole Francis manages hospital and nursing home finances, billing and information technology services.
Edwin Heidelberger, MD, PhD, Vice President of Medical Affairs
As a primary care physician with a background in public health, Dr. Heidelberger leads hospital quality initiatives.
Jennifer Siragusa, RN, Director of Patient Care Services
Mary Beth Brown, Director of Support Services
Elizabeth Ferguson, Acting Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home Administrator