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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
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).
Relationship-Based Care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute In this video, Anne H. Gross, PhD, RN, senior vice president for Patient Care Services and chief nursing officer, a patient’s mother, and other members of the Nursing and Patient Care Services team discuss what relationship-based care means to them.
"Trish was everything you could possibly want in a nurse and then some. I have been blessed to have her in prior visits, and she has always been the same ... wonderful ... caring, attentive, listened to me."
– Dana-Farber patient
Nursing and Patient Care Services leadership comprises associate chief nurses and directors who lead specific clinical areas or who have department-wide responsibilities.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has earned the Magnet designation three times since 2005, for excellence in nursing service and practice.
Awarded four times a year at Dana-Farber, the DAISY Award recognizes the extraordinary work nurses do every day.
The annual report showcases the major accomplishments and contributions to the advancement of oncology nursing science and practice, and improved patient experience.
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.
Learn about nursing jobs at Dana-Farber and search all open nursing positions.
The Oncology Nurse Residency Program, in partnership with the University of Massachusetts, Boston (UMB) College of Nursing and Health Sciences, works toward increasing diversity in the oncology nursing workforce at Dana-Farber.