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Maddy Pearson, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, is the Chief Nursing Executive and Vice President of Patient Care Services at the University of California San Francisco Health with a dual appointment as the Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at the UCSF School of Nursing. In her position as UCSF Health's Chief Nursing Executive and Vice President of Patient Care Services, Maddy is responsible for creating and executing a vision for nursing that is supportive of UCSF Health’s overall strategic direction and aligns with contemporary practice across the country. She will provide a single, system-wide voice for nursing at the most senior levels of UCSF Health and University of California. Maddy’s Sr. Associate Dean appointment will enable her to be a collaborative partner in advancing the clinical integration between the school and UCSF Health Nursing.  She will focus on shaping the strategic alignment between the organizations. 

Previous to this, Pearson served as the senior vice president of Patient Care Services and chief nursing officer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  She was the inaugural incumbent of the hospital’s Beth V. Martignetti Distinguished Chair in Nursing.  She led hospital-wide strategic planning for quality, safety, patient care and operations. Under her leadership, the Brigham implemented a daily hospital-wide safety huddle, achieved significant improvements in safety scores and employee satisfaction, and obtained Magnet designation for the first time.

Pearson also served as co-chair for the Mass General Brigham Chief Nursing Officer Council, which included 12 CNOs. The council’s efforts resulted in savings of more than $90 million system-wide.

Pearson led state-wide advocacy efforts on behalf of Mass General Brigham in collaboration with other organizations to revise Massachusetts’ Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program to support nurses recovering from substance use disorders and safely practicing.

She previously served as regional senior vice president of Patient Care Services and chief nursing officer at Mount Sinai Health System Downtown Campus in New York.

Pearson received her doctorate in nursing practice and Master of Science in nursing from Rutgers University, her master’s in nursing administration from New York University and her bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh.

Pearson is board-certified as a Nurse Executive-Advanced.

Maddy Pearson, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Chief Nursing Executive and Vice President for Patient Care Services, UCSF Health
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, UCSF School of Nursing

A longtime veteran of the University of California system, Judie comes to UCSF from UC Davis Health, where since 1988 she has held a range of clinical and leadership positions, including staff nurse, nurse educator and nurse manager.

For the past 15 years, she has served as Executive Director of Patient Care Services, overseeing all units at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, which have shown steady improvements in patient satisfaction, infection rates and the quality of care during her tenure. Under her leadership, UC Davis Children’s Hospital became the fourth center in the nation to receive verification as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center, decreased its CLABSI rates by over 75%, and achieved its highest national rankings to date from U.S. News & World Report. 

A passionate advocate for community service, Judie has led successful collaborations with the Children’s Miracle Network and First Five of California and has served as the board president for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northern California and a member of Sacramento County’s Black Infant Health Perinatal Equity Initiative Community Advisory Board. 


Judie Boehmer, MN, RN, NEA-BC, FABC
Chief Nursing Officer, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals
Vice President of Children’s Nursing Services for UCSF Health

Art most recently was CNO for Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, which is part of Tenet Health. Prior to this role, he was assistant CNO for Desert Regional Medical Center (also part of Tenet Health). Additionally, Art has extensive experience in emergency, trauma nursing, critical care, and was an adjunct clinical nursing instructor for emergency department and ICU rotations at College of the Desert in Palm Desert, CA.

He received his Doctor of Nursing Practice and Master of Science in Nursing at Walden University, headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He holds an Associate of Science in Nursing from the College of the Desert, in Palm Desert, CA. He has represented all Tenet Health facilities on the California Hospital Association CalOSHA Taskforce and its Healthcare Workforce Committee, and he is a member of several health care societies.

Arthur (Art) Dominguez Jr., DNP, MSN, RN, CENP
Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), Adult Services Vice President of Adult Services for UCSF Health

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