Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation officials announced today that Carol Sim has accepted the position of president and chief executive officer, effective Feb. 1.
Sim, a registered nurse, brings more than 30 years in health care and leadership experience to Siskin Hospital, including 11 years as a CEO.
"After conducting a nationwide search, we are excited to have secured an individual the caliber of Carol Sim. She has a proven track record in hospital and health system executive management with a passion for rehabilitation and the patients served," said Bob Best, chairman of Siskin Hospital's board of directors.
Current president and CEO Robert P. Main announced retirement plans in April. He will assist with the transition and continue in his current position until the end of January.
Sim recently served as president and CEO of the Rehabilitation Hospital of the Cape and Islands, a member of the nationally acclaimed Spaulding Rehabilitation Network in Boston. Her experience also includes CEO of a rehabilitation hospital in Florida, as well as a home health organization in Connecticut. For 16 years she was employed in a variety of clinical and management roles at Yale-New Haven Hospital.
She holds a bachelor's degree in nursing, as well as a Masters of Public Health in Health Policy and Management, both from Columbia University.