Senior VP of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer
Jackie Somerville, PhD, RN, was named Senior VP of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer in January 2011. Somerville comes to BWH from Massachusetts General Hospital, where she has served as associate chief nurse of the MGH Cancer Center, Surgical Services, Orthopedics and Neuroscience Nursing since 2001. As an associate nurse scientist at MGH, she and her colleagues developed an instrument to measure patient care associate work environment satisfaction.
Prior to joining MGH, Somerville served at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center as interim vice president of Patient Care Services and, before that, as director of Perioperative Nursing. She also has held leadership roles at New England Medical Center, first as a nurse manager and then as a vice chair of Surgical Nursing and interim co-chair of the Department of Nursing.
A long-time Boston area resident, Somerville completed her bachelor’s and PhD in Nursing at Boston College and her master’s in Nursing Administration at Boston University.
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