Brigham and Women’s Hospital Names New Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President of Patient Care Services

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Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a founding member of the Mass General Brigham healthcare system, and Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, announced today that Julia Mason, DNP, MBA, RN, CENP, will join the Brigham as chief nursing officer and senior vice president of Patient Care Services, effective June 10, 2024.

Mason comes to the Brigham from Cleveland, Ohio, where she serves as senior vice president of Patient Care Services and chief nursing officer for the hospital division of The MetroHealth System.

Mason began her nursing career more than 30 years ago, practicing as a clinical nurse in critical care settings. Over the last 12 years, Mason has served in leadership roles in both community health and academic medical center settings, including as chief nursing officer at University Hospitals (UH) Parma Medical Center and UH Bedford and Richmond Medical Centers in Ohio. She also was a senior clinical executive at Vocera Communications.

Mason expressed her excitement about joining the Brigham family, “I’m so pleased to join the Brigham family and am deeply committed to continuing the Brigham’s long tradition of excellence in nursing. I’m honored to be a part of such a talented team of healthcare providers.”

“We are very excited to have Julia join our leadership team here at the Brigham. Julia is deeply focused on fostering positive practice environments that support nurses and all care team members in providing excellent care to patients,” said Kevin T. Giordano, MBA, FACHE, Chief Operating Officer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and President at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital. “She is very much looking forward to joining the Brigham family and supporting our culture of excellence, dedication to compassionate, high-quality care, and our exceptional nursing and Patient Care Services teams.”

Mason received her DNP from Ohio State University, her MBA from Baldwin Wallace University, and her BSN from the University of Wisconsin.