New Canaan-based Silver Hill Hospital has named Michael D. Groat to the newly created position of chief clinical officer.
In this role, Groat will be responsible for the facility’s entire clinical operation, covering including inpatient care, transitional living, admissions and staff. Before joining the hospital,
Groat had served as president and CEO of CooperRiis, a 100-bed residential treatment and transitional living program in Asheville, North Carolina, and was director of adult services at Menninger Clinic in Houston. Groat received his doctoral degree in psychology from State University of New York, completing his psychology training at Albany Medical College and as a fellow at the American Psychoanalytic Association, the Anna Freud Center Program at Yale Child Study Center and at Austen Riggs Center.
“His skills truly round out and enhance our leadership team and we’re elated about his strong theoretical foundation,” said Andrew Gerber, president and medical director at Silver Hill Hospital.