We have received Magnet® Recognition


Boston Medical Center (BMC) has been awarded Magnet® Recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the highest national credential for nursing excellence, quality patient care and innovation in professional nursing practice. With this recognition, BMC joins a select Magnet® community, with fewer than 10 percent of hospitals in the United States achieving Magnet® status. The ANCC thoroughly evaluated BMC nursing practice in their review of submitted documents that included exemplars and outcome data, as well as interviews of clinical nurses, nurse leaders, the BMC executive team and members of the Board of Trustees. “BMC’s Magnet® designation was made possible by years of hard work by our Nursing Department and many other teams across the hospital,” said Kate Walsh, President and CEO of BMC. “This is a reflection of the high quality, compassionate care that our nursing team provides across the hospital and in all of our clinics, and our nurses should feel incredibly proud, as I do.” “Magnet® recognition is an honor that reaffirms the professionalism and dedication of our entire staff, and reinforces the core values that guide how we do our jobs every day,” said Nancy Gaden, BMC’s Chief Nursing Officer. “As a Magnet® -recognized organization, we live by our mission – exceptional care without exception.”

Looking for a New Career in Nursing?

Inspired by Chief Nursing Officer, Nancy W. Gaden DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Boston Medical Center (BMC) nurses are leading the improvement of health and health care and strengthening the discipline of nursing through new knowledge and innovations. Change is challenging and at the same time can be revolutionary and exciting. At BMC, nurses are part of the solution. Each day, front-line nurses and nurse leaders in every corner of our system are advancing professional practice and delivery of evidence-based care to patients, families, and the communities we serve.


At BMC, we care deeply for patients, families, and each other. Using the patient-centered care model, nurses develop connections…and the beauty of those connections never diminishes. Joining the BMC nursing team is more than a career move; it’s a place where you can truly engage with others to make a difference in the lives of the young and old and the vulnerable and marginalized. To become a BMC nurse is an opportunity to be amongst the best.

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Department of Nursing Annual Report

The commitment to patient safety, quality improvement, evidence-based practice and patient-centered care shines throughout the many exemplars in our annual report. We celebrate Nursing's exceptional professional practice across the continuum of care and are grateful to our team who are living our mission and values. 

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2020 BMC Nursing Annual Report, Covid-19 Edition
2019 BMC Nursing Annual Report
2018 BMC Nursing Annual Report