The Institute for Patient Care, housed within Nursing & Patient Care Services at Massachusetts General Hospital, represents a first-of-its-kind, innovative model for advancing multidisciplinary healthcare.
The Institute is comprised of four separate centers that together encompass several key tenets of the N & PCS commitment to delivering the highest-quality health care: professional development, research, innovation and patient education:
- Norman Knight Nursing Center for Clinical & Professional Development
- Maxwell & Eleanor Blum Patient and Family Learning Center
- Yvonne L. Munn Center for Nursing Research
- Center for Innovation in Care Delivery
The Institute also includes interdisciplinary programs and initiatives including Collaborative Governance, Clinical Recognition, Affiliations, Credentialing, Simulation and the Global Nursing Education Program.
The Institute for Patient Care is an internationally recognized center of excellence consisting of a collaborative of centers and programs driving innovations in patient care, staff education, research and knowledge development and dissemination.
We embrace the challenges of a dynamic health care environment by promoting interdisciplinary teamwork, evidence-based practice, expert consultation, professional development, and quality outcomes.