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Nursing and Patient Care

  • The Department of Nursing and Patient Care Services (NPCS) at Dana-Farber is committed to excellence and to compassionate patient- and family-centered care.

    Our multidisciplinary team model ensures that patients and their families are surrounded by highly skilled professionals who work together to craft individualized care for each patient and to facilitate access to clinical research that is on the cutting edge.

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has earned the Magnet Recognition Program® designation three times. The Magnet credential is conferred by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) — the nation's preeminent accreditation organization – for excellence in nursing service and practice.

    Dana-Farber is also one of approximately 2,700 healthcare facilities that participate in the DAISY Award program, sponsored by the DAISY Foundation (Diseases Attacking the Immune System).

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    About Nursing and Patient Care Services

    The Department of Nursing and Patient Care Services (NPCS) at Dana-Farber is committed to excellence and to compassionate patient- and family-centered care.

    Anne Gross

    Our Leadership Team

    Nursing and Patient Care Services leadership comprises associate chief nurses and directors who lead specific clinical areas or who have department-wide responsibilities.

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    Magnet Recognition Program

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has earned the Magnet designation three times since 2005, for excellence in nursing service and practice.

    DAISY Award recipient

    DAISY Award in Nursing

    Awarded four times a year at Dana-Farber, the DAISY Award recognizes the extraordinary work nurses do every day.

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    Nursing and Patient Care Services Annual Report

    The annual report showcases the major accomplishments and contributions to the advancement of oncology nursing science and practice, and improved patient experience.

  • Learn more about nursing at Dana-Farber

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    Cantor Center for Research in Nursing

    The mission of the Phyllis F. Cantor Center for Research in Nursing and Patient Care Services is to reduce the burden of cancer through scholarly inquiry and rigorous research.

    Cameron Sze, Early Drug Development Center Research Nurse

    Nursing Positions at Dana-Farber

    Learn about nursing jobs at Dana-Farber and search all open nursing positions.