About Theresa Gallivan, RN, MS, NEA-BC

Theresa Gallivan RN, MS, NEA-BC, is Associate Chief Nurse for Medicine and Heart Center Nursing at Massachusetts General Hospital. Theresa oversees and collaborates with nursing directors and their respective clinical nurse specialists, nursing practice specialists, and others spanning 21 clinical settings and 1300 nursing FTE’s.

Her primary areas of focus are leadership development, interdisciplinary planning and coordination, continuous improvement and process redesign, patient- and family-focused care and the professional practice environment.

Theresa received the Nathaniel Bowditch Award for leadership, the Mary A. Manning Nurse Mentoring Award from the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses (MARN), Boston Business Journal’s Champions in Healthcare Award, as well as numerous Partners in Excellence Awards.