PHCS News

Linda Sieglen, MD, Appointed Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs

Jan 14, 2009

LiLindaSieglennda Sieglen, MD, has been appointed Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs for Princeton HealthCare System (PHCS) effective December 29, 2008. Dr. Sieglen will serve as a member of the Administrative team and as a key liaison between the medical staff, administration and the PHCS Board.

Dr. Sieglen will work with the President of the PHCS Medical Staff to provide leadership in all aspects of medical affairs, with a strong emphasis on clinical care, patient safety, patient satisfaction and efficiency across the System.

For the past 12 years, Dr. Sieglen was the Chair of the Department of Anesthesia at PHCS and the President of Princeton Anesthesia Services, PC. She has also served as a member of the Board of Trustees for nine years and was a past President of the Medical Staff at PHCS in 1998, the first female to hold this position. Dr. Sieglen is board certified in Anesthesiology and has been practicing medicine for 22 years.

Dr. Sieglen graduated from Boston College and completed two years of immunology research at Harvard Medical School. She then attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and completed her internship at UMDNJ-University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey. Dr. Sieglen went on to do her residency at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey.

"We are very pleased to have Dr. Sieglen as a member of the Medical Staff and as a member of the senior management team of Princeton HealthCare System," says Barry S. Rabner, President and CEO, Princeton HealthCare System. "She brings exceptional leadership skills, valuable experience to this position, and a strong commitment to serving the healthcare needs of our region," he adds.

Earlier this year, Dr. Sieglen was honored as a Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of Central and Southern New Jersey. She is a past recipient of the Princeton YWCA's Tribute to Women Award for her professional achievements and commitment to the community.

She and her husband, Jeff, live in Princeton, where they have been very involved in community activities while raising their two sons.