Leah Gordon, DNP, RN, CNP, FNP-C, is the Diversity Director for PCS as part of the extension for the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI). Leah leads diversity and inclusion activities for the Department of Patient Care Services, plays a critical role in implementing initiatives within the Mass General Structural Equity Plan, focused on advancing workforce diversity, equity, and inclusion across the hospital. She oversees PCS-related training and education, program design, administration, implementation, and evaluation while incorporating these initiatives into the CDI mission.
Leah has worked as a staff nurse at Brigham and Women Hospital and has been a chemotherapy infusion nurse at Dana Farber Cancer Institute and the Mass General Cancer Center. As a nurse practitioner, she has worked in hematology and breast medical oncology at Dana Farber and thoracic radiation oncology at the Mass General Cancer Center.
Leah’s career in nursing academia includes serving as adjunct faculty at various Boston area schools of nursing, at Simmons College as a mentor to diverse nursing students in the Dotson Scholars Program, and an Academic Advisor to nursing students at the MGH Institute of Health Professions. In February 2019, Leah served in role of the Assistant Director of Multicultural Programming and Inclusion at the MGH Institute of Health Profession. In January 2020, Leah served as the track coordinator for the UMass Boston Family Nurse Practitioner program.
Leah received her associate’s degree in nursing from Massachusetts Bay Community College in 2003. She went on to pursue her bachelor’s, Master of Science and Family Nurse Practitioner degrees in nursing from Regis College. In 2017, she earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (Nursing Education Track), also from Regis College, with a focus on culturally competent and attentive nursing education.