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Welcome to Boston Children's Hospital's Nursing Program
The Department of Nursing at Boston Children's is acclaimed as a world leader in providing the most advanced, compassionate and safest family-centered, pediatric care. The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) designates the hospital as a Magnet facility. The Magnet Recognition Program® recognizes health care organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice.
The Nursing Program at Boston Children’s is committed to:
- Contribute to the development of pediatric nurses as leaders.
- Measurably improve children's health through appropriate nursing interventions and education.
- Promote nursing practice that is evidence-based and knowledge driven through research.
Chief Nursing Officer Laura J. Wood, DPN, MS, RN
Laura Wood, DNP, MS, RN, joined Boston Children's Hospital in May 2013 as Chief Nursing Officer and Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services. She brings a unique perspective to Boston Children’s system of care through her blended background in pediatric nursing, improvement science, health care information technology and quality and safety.
“We take pride in providing care to our patients and their families, and in doing so with integrity, compassion and expertise. “ – Laura Wood
New! 2015 Scoop Internship Program
Application details are now available. Learn more here!
Professional Development & Education
Boston Children’s is deeply invested in nurses’ education and professional development. We offer a variety of educational and professional advancement opportunities, including:
- Professional Advancement Programs for clinical nurses
- Simulation Learning
- Career Lattice Program
- Nurse Mentor Program
- Skill Building labs
- Workshops with contact hours associated
- Support for certification in nursing specialties
Learn more about the Nursing Program's Professional Development & Education opportunities.