Patricia Reidy, DNP, FNP-BC, FNAP

Pat Reidy
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Program Innovation, School of Nursing, Professor
(617) 726-6105
Office Location: 
Shouse - 257

Dr. Patricia Reidy joined the nursing faculty at MGH Institute of Health Professions in 2004 and is the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Program Innovation, School of Nursing.

She teaches theory and clinical courses in the advanced practice nursing program.   She was named a Distinguished Fellow and Practitioner in the National Academies of Practice in 2013 and  received the Institute's Nancy T. Watts Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2014.

She has been instrumental in promoting interprofessional education and practice at the MGH Institute. As Principal Investigator she has received over $ 2.3 million dollars in grant funding from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Advanced Nursing Education Workforce program to lead initiatives in team-based care for persons living with multiple chronic conditions and support an academic-clinical partnership with MGH Institute and Crimson Care Collaborative. The Crimson Care Collaborative (CCC)  is  an interprofessional student-faculty collaborative practice providing primary care with underserved populations across Greater Boston.  In 2019 , CCC received the prestigious United States Public Health Services/Interprofessional Education Collaborative National Award for their work addressing public health issues in the community.

She is a board-certified family nurse practitioner with extensive clinical, managerial, and teaching experience in community health centers. She continues her clinical practice and precepts students across healthcare disciplines at the Family Health Center of Worcester.

Research Interests

Her scholarship interests include: interprofessional education and collaborative practice; workforce development  and  simulation in nursing education.


Simon, L;, Beckmann, D., Reidy, P; Cohen, M & Tobey, M.  (2019) An interprofessional student-faculty collaborative clinic in a jail: lessons learned and a survey of student experience. Journal of Correctional Health Volume 25, Issue 4  in press

Weinstein, A.; Reidy, P.; Simon, L.; Makosky, A.; Merson, J.; Williams, R.; Ryan-Collin, C.; & Cohen, M. (2018) Creating interprofessional learning in practice. The Clinical Teacher, 15: 1-9.

Knab, M.; Inzano, R.; Cahn, P. & Reidy, P. (2017) Preparing future healthcare professional for Interprofessional collaborative practice: Part 2, Seminars in Speech and Language, 32(5), 342-349.

Ndiwane, A.; Baker, N.; Makosky, A.; Reidy, P. & Guarino, A. (2017) Using simulation to integrate cultural humility into advanced health assessment for nurse practitioner students.  Journal of Nursing Education, 56 (9), 567-71.

Young, G.; Cohen, M.; Blanchfield,B.; Jones,M.; Reidy,P. & Weinstein,A. (2017) Assessing interprofessional education in a student-faculty collaborative practice network.  Education for Primary Care*  DOI: 10.1080/14739879.2017.1298406.

Plummer,L., McCarthy Jacobson, M., Townsend, E., Reidy, P., Mackey, J. Fairman, A., Walker,L. & Hildebrand, M. (2017). Infant development day: interprofessional learning experience.

A Compendium for Teaching Physical Therapy Neurologic Content, Goodman, J., Reidy, P., & Cartier J. (2012). Role preparation for advanced practice nursing: practicing consultation and collaboration skills. Journal of Nursing Education, 51 (1), 59-60. 

Myers, J.S., Reidy, P., French, B., McHale, J., Chisholm, M., & Griffin, M. (2009). Safety concerns of hospital-based new-to-practice RNs and their Preceptors. Accepted for publication: Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing

Cashman, S.B. Reidy, P. Cody, K. Lemay, C. (2004) Developing and measuring progress towards collaborative, integrated, interdisciplinary health care teams. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 18, 183-196.


2019  Reidy, P & Makosky, A. “Advancing an Interprofessional Healthcare Partnership: The Crimson Care Collaborative “ Accepted abstract for podium presentation 43rd Annual NONPF Conference, Atlanta, GA on April 7, 2019

2019 Reidy, P. & Makosky, A. (2019) Advancing and Interprofessional Healthcare Partnership: The Crimson Care Collaborative Presentation to the AACN Master’s In Education Conference, Tampa, FL on February 22, 2019.

2018 Doherty, R.F. Knab , M. and Reidy,P , “Debriefing with an Ethical Ear: Strategies for Developing Moral Reasoning in Interprofessional Learners.” Workshop conducted at the Creating Results: Interprofessional Vision to Action. Nexus Summit 2018, Minneapolis, MN on July 30, 2018.

2018 Reidy, P.; Gona, C.M.; Knab,M.; Baldwin, J.;Doherty, R.; Pittmann, R.; & Wong, J. Interprofessional Healthcare Partnership for Chronic Care Management. Presentation to the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties 44th Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN on April 20, 2018.

2018 Weinstein, A., Reidy P, Cohen M., Merson, J., Simon, L, McGuire, D. Learning and working together: developing interprofessional education and training in a primary care setting: Workshop presented to Society of General Internal Medicine, Denver, CO on April 12,2018.

2017 Reidy, P. Gona, C. Knab, M, Doherty, R., Baldwin, J& Hunsaker, E (2017), Collaboration for chronic care management: Establishing an interprofessional practice. Podium presentation at CAB VI: Collaborating across Border, Banff, Alberta on October 4, 2017.

2017 Reidy, P., Gona, C., Doherty, R. Baldwin, J. Knab, M. & Hunsaker, E. (2017) Integrating simulation into interprofessional education.  Workshop presented to NONPF Annual Conference, Washington, DC, on April 22, 2017.

2017 Doherty, R., Knab, M. Reidy, P., Baldwin, J, & Hunsaker, E & Gona, C. (2017), Simulation-based learning: effective strategies for developing critical thinking in Interprofessional teams. Workshop presented to the American Occupational Therapy Conference, Philadelphia, PA on April 1, 2017.

2017 Baldwin, J., Knab, M., Hunsaker, E.,   Reidy, P., Doherty, R., Gall.  and Gona, C. Using interprofessional team simulations to develop collaborative practice competencies. Seminar presented to American Physical Therapy Association's Combined Sections Meeting, San Antonio, TX on February 17, 2017

2016 Baldwin, J., Doherty, R., Hunsaker, E., Knab, M., Reidy, P., Gall, G., & Gona, C. Superb Sims: Using interprofessional team simulations to facilitate collaborative practice in healthcare.  Workshop presented at American Speech and Hearing Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia PA. November 17, 2016

2016 Reidy, P., Knab, M., Doherty, RF., Baldwin.  & Gona, C. Interprofessional healthcare partnership: collaboration for chronic care management.” Poster presentation to the All Together Better Health, Oxford England on September 7, 2016. 

2016, Hunsaker, E., Reidy, P. Baldwin, J., Doherty, R., Gall, G., Gona, C. & Knab. M. Interprofessional education core competencies: using simulations to teach values and ethics in patient-centered care to graduate students.  Poster presentation at ASHA Connect Conference, Minneapolis, MN July 8-10, 2016

2016 Ndiwane, A Reidy, P., Makosky, A.  Baker, N. & Guarino, A. Using simulation with therapeutic communication to integrate cultural humility for nurse practitioner students.” Poster presented at the ASPE, Tampa Florida on June 23, 2016

2016 Reidy, P, Knab, M. Hunsaker, E, Baldwin, J. Doherty, R., Gall, & G, Gona C. Interprofessional healthcare partnership: collaboration for chronic care management Presentation at the National Academies of Practice Forum, Baltimore Maryland on April 8, 2016


RN, Fall River Diploma School of Nursing
BSN, Fitchburg State College
MS, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
DNP, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

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