Lynn S. Saphire ‘86

90 Outstanding Yale Nurses Recipient

Class of 1986

A former corporate healthcare executive for General Electric, Lynn S. Saphire, MSN, MPH, is a certified family nurse practitioner and certified occupational health nurse. She worked to develop and implement a measurement system to evaluate the quality of health professionals’ performance.

Currently director of clinical operations at United Health Group, Lynn submitted an idea to develop a geriatric clinical residency-training program for nurse practitioners. She is a member of the Board of Directors for Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Fairfield County, president of the Gerontological Nurse Practitioners Association, and an assistant clinical professor at YSN. 

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