Kirsten Boyd, DNP, MHA, RN Named Chief Nursing Officer at Mount Auburn Hospital

May 06, 2024

Boyd Is a Long-Time Employee of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Cambridge, MA – Mount Auburn Hospital (MAH) has named Kirsten Boyd, DNP, MHA, RN as Chief Nursing Officer. Previously, Boyd served at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston for 26 years in various leadership positions.

"Kirsten will be a key member of the senior leadership team and we are pleased she is joining the Mount Auburn community. Her commitment to a positive patient experience fits in perfectly with our hospital culture," said Ed Huang, MD, president of Mount Auburn Hospital. "Her deep leadership experience will help shape the future of the hospital and guide us as we continue our commitment to provide extraordinary, compassionate care to our patients."

For the past 14 years, Boyd has served as Associate Chief Nursing Officer of Ambulatory and Emergency Services at BIDMC where she managed a team of 500, and led comprehensive nursing practices across all procedural, outpatient clinics, and seven off-site locations. Prior to that, she was the Nurse Director of Emergency Services for two years, as well as the Nurse Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) and the Trauma Surgical Intensive Care Unit (TISCU) for another two years. She was also the Nurse Director of Neuroscience for three years. In 2012, She was honored with the Excellence in Nursing Leadership Award from BIDMC.

"I am excited to join Mount Auburn Hospital and am looking forward to helping to guide and support my fellow nurses," said Boyd. "Mount Auburn has a dedicated group of nurses who work tirelessly to bring compassionate care to the community. I plan to be a champion for both them and our patients."

Boyd earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and received both a Master's in Healthcare Administration and a Doctor of Nursing Practice in Executive Leadership from Simmons College.

About Mount Auburn Hospital

Mount Auburn Hospital was founded in 1886. A teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, its mission is to provide clinically excellent care with compassion and to teach students of medicine and the health professions.

Mount Auburn Hospital is a part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, a healthcare system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,700 physicians and 39,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.

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