In ensuring the Leadership Institute’s success as an innovative collaboration between the UCSF School of Nursing and UCSF Health that aims to serve the greater Bay Area nursing workforce, Dean Catherine Gilliss and Chief Nurse Executive Pat Patton will oversee the design and implementation of the institute’s programming model. Lodged within the Center for Nursing Excellence and Innovation led by Gina Intinarelli, the inaugural director of the Leadership Institute is Justin Pohl.
Catherine L. Gilliss is Dean of the UCSF School of Nursing and Associate Vice Chancellor of Nursing Affairs at UCSF. Gilliss previously helmed the Schools of Nursing at Yale University and Duke University in the capacity of dean and dean and vice chancellor, respectively. In partnership with UCSF Health Chief Nurse Executive Pat Patton, Gilliss oversees the design and implementation of the institute.
Pat Patton is Chief Nurse Executive, Chief Nursing Officer for Adult Services as well as the Vice President for Patient Care Services at UCSF Health. In partnership with Dean Catherine Gilliss, he oversees the design and implementation of the institute’s programming model.
Justin Pohl is the Director of the UCSF Leadership Institute. As the former director of Strategic Initiatives at The George Washington University School of Nursing, Pohl has a background in higher education administration, health professions education and leadership development. He holds a master’s degree from the University of Georgia and is currently completing his doctorate at GWU.
Gina Intinarelli is the Associate Chief Nursing Officer for Nursing Excellence within UCSF Health. She also serves as the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs within the UCSF School of Nursing as well as the Vice President of Population Health Management for UCSF Health. As Associate Chief Nursing Officer, she leads the Center for Nursing Excellence and Innovation, which includes education and training; research; evidenced-based practice support; quality improvement; and clinical innovation for the UCSF Health Department of Nursing. Under her leadership, the School of Nursing and health system will continue critical work toward greater alignment in these areas, transforming care delivery as well as educational opportunities through innovative and more integrated models.