Ann Scanlon McGinity, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, joins organization as chief nurse executive

June 19, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Strategy & Leadership,

Ann Scanlon McGinity, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, began her work as the organization’s chief nurse executive earlier this month.

Ann Scanlon McGinity, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, has joined Michigan Medicine as the health system’s chief nurse executive. McGinity began in her new role earlier this month.

She comes to the organization from Houston Methodist Hospital, where she served as global senior advisor since 2016 and chief operating officer from 2014-2016. Prior to that, she served for 10 years as the chief nurse executive and senior vice president of operations and oversaw their successful three-time designation as a Magnet Hospital.

In these roles, McGinity successfully activated a 300+-bed cancer and liver disease hospital for King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and has been responsible for the strategic planning and operations of nursing and other support staff in a 1,220-bed academic medical center.

McGinity is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and served as professor of allied health services at the Houston Methodist Institute for Academic Medicine, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry with the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine, adjunct professor at the University of Texas School of Nursing and clinical professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch, School of Nursing, Galveston, Texas. She has also served in administrative and nurse leadership roles at the Laurel Regional Hospital in Maryland, the University of Maryland Medical System and the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

In her new role at Michigan Medicine, McGinity will provide strategic direction and guidance for the continued growth and evolution of the organization’s nursing practice. She will work closely with leadership teams in UH/CVC, C&W and UMMG to continue to drive innovations and best practices that facilitate the highest quality nursing care. McGinity will also bring her extensive experience with Magnet designation to help Michigan Medicine continue its future accreditation efforts.

She received her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Seton Hall University, a Masters in Science in child psychiatric nursing from the University of Maryland, and a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland.

Please give McGinity a warm welcome in her new role!