Hospital Spotlight: Niagara Health beats national average of women in hospital leadership roles – Niagara Health

Mar 21st, 2024

Lynn Guerriero can’t help but be taken by the sight as she scans a hospital auditorium filled with women.

The President and CEO of Niagara Health is gathered for a photo with 45 of her fellow female-identifying leaders at the organization to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8. She smiles as she takes stock of the crowd, a cross-section of the women who guide hospital health care in the region.

“It’s really moving that we have this many female leaders,” Guerriero says. “To see the number of women we have in leadership roles when I walked into the room was a little overwhelming.”

Health care has historically been a sector with a predominantly female workforce. When it comes to leadership, it’s also one where the glass ceiling is showing cracks.

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