Devin Carr joins UH/CVC as chief nursing officer

July 25, 2017  //  FOUND IN: Strategy & Leadership

Devin Carr, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, NEA-BC

Devin S. Carr, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, NEA-BC, will join Michigan Medicine as the chief nursing officer (CNO) for University Hospital and the Frankel Cardiovascular Center. Carr will partner with executive director Shon Dwyer and chief clinical officer Dee Fenner, M.D., to oversee the daily operations and financial performance of UH/CVC.

Carr — who begins in his new role on Sept. 11 — will report to David Spahlinger, M.D., president of the UMHS clinical enterprise and Margaret Calarco, Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC, chief nurse executive of UMHS. Calarco filled the role of CNO for UH/CVC while the search for a permanent candidate took place.

Carr is currently the administrative director for the Surgery and Transplant Patient Care Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., where he also serves as program director for the RN-BSN program. He is also an adjunct faculty member at Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tenn.

Carr holds a DNP from Concordia University Wisconsin, an MS from Capella University, an MSN from Clarkson College, and a BSN from Middle Tennessee State University, as well as an associate degree of applied science in respiratory therapy from California College for Health Sciences.

He is certified as an advanced nursing executive and as an adult medical-surgical clinical specialist by the ANCC, and is a certified professional in patient safety from the National Patient Safety Foundation. Carr is a member of International Learning Collaborative, the ANA, the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, AONE, and the AACCN as an item writer and peer reviewer.

Please welcome and support Carr in his new role!