Lenora Addison, MA, BSN, RN

Vice President, Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer
MedStar Harbor Hospital

Lenora Addison, MA, BSN, RN, is vice president of Patient Care Services and chief nursing officer for MedStar Harbor Hospital where she is responsible for the oversight of professional nursing and clinical practice throughout the organization.

Addison joined MedStar Harbor Hospital as a bedside nurse in 1973, working in the areas of orthopaedics, oncology, obstetrics, and perioperative services. She has more than 35 years of nursing experience, including 25 in progressive nursing leadership roles as a patient care manager, director of nursing and vice president of patient care services. She also served as the project lead for the architectural and clinical practice change to patient-centered care.

Her professional involvement currently includes membership in the Maryland Organization of Nurse Executives.

Addison has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Arts in Management and Hospital Administration from Notre Dame of Maryland University in Baltimore.