Suzanne M. Boyle, DNSc, RN, FAAN

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    Suzanne M. Boyle

Vice President

New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell

Madison, CT

Suzanne M Boyle RN, DNSc. is the Vice President for Patient Care Services at New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City with primary accountability for nursing, care coordination, social work , admitting and respiratory therapy departments. Her leadership position influences organizational culture, structure, nursing practice, education, work environment, patient outcomes and policy. She has implemented a nurse residency program to support successful transition of new graduates and reduce nurse turnover. In addition Job Charters were developed and implemented to clarify nursing leadership roles and accountability.

Past accomplishments at Yale-New Haven Hospital include creation of a Center for Professional Practice Excellence to revitalize nursing practice, clinical innovation, staff nurse development and education. Suzanne held an appointment as assistant clinical professor at the Yale University School of Nursing. Past experience includes Director of Ambulatory Services, Board of Directors for American Academy of Ambulatory Nursing, Project Director for Maternal Child Health Initiative and PI for Breast/Cervical Cancer Early Detection Grant.

Suzanne is a Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow.

She currently serves as a member of the CNO Research Council for Health Workforce Solutions and is a participant in the Innovative Care Delivery Model Roundtable sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She is a member of the Hunter College Advisory Board for their nursing doctorate program.

Her career spans role of clinician, educator, clinical nurse specialist and administrator. Suzanne's area of research has focused on investigating the relationship between nursing unit work environment, practice and patient outcomes. The work has been published and presented in multiple forums. She recently authored a book chapter on organizational culture. Awards include Nursing Economics Foundation Scholarship Award (2002) and the Grace Davidson Award from New York University College of Nursing (2006) in recognition of her contributions toward the educational experience of nursing students. Suzanne received her doctorate in Health Policy/ Health Services Research from the Yale University School of Nursing where she also completed her Master of Science in Nursing. Her Baccalaureate is from Boston College School of Nursing.