Theresa Gallivan

Theresa Gallivan

  • Associate Chief Nurse, Medical, Heart Center and Emergency Nursing

Theresa Gallivan RN, MS, NEA-BC, is Associate Chief Nurse for Medicine, Emergency 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 23 clinical settings and over 1,000 full-time nurses.

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.

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