Chief Nurse Executive, Senior Vice President, Cardiac Services Mount Sinai Health System
In this role, Dr. Oliver is responsible for the practice of nursing across the Health System and collaborates with the senior executive team as well as Chief Nursing Officers throughout Mount Sinai. Her top priorities are ensuring the safety and quality of care for our patients, supporting and advancing the professional development of our nurses, transforming the care we provide around the needs of our patients and communities, and partnering on our transition from volume to value. In addition, Dr. Oliver continues to develop and maintain Mount Sinai’s national reputation for excellence in nursing services. In collaboration with executive leadership and the site Chief Nursing Officers, she participates in the organization’s strategic plan—setting annual and long-term performance goals—and leverages the Health System’s nursing excellence to advance the achievement of strategic goals, optimize clinical outcomes, enhance employee engagement, and promote a best-in-class patient experience.
For more than 28 years, Dr. Oliver has been a transformational cardiac nurse leader at Mount Sinai, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Cardiac Services for the Health System. In this role, she led cardiovascular service line strategy and operations for the Health System while also ensuring the delivery of quality care to Mount Sinai Heart patients.
In addition to her Mount Sinai leadership roles, Dr. Oliver has led numerous cardiovascular health-related community outreach programs in partnership with the American Heart Association. In July 2018, Dr. Oliver was appointed President of the American Heart Association’s Board of Directors in New York City, becoming the first nurse to hold the position of Board President. Dr. Oliver is committed to advancing population health and the current and future role of nurses.
Dr. Oliver received her MS from Columbia University and her DNP from Case Western Reserve University and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.