Amy Jackson, former program manager of BWH’s Department of Surgical Services, has been named director of the department.
In this role, Jackson is responsible for the planning and execution of administrative functions within Surgical Services, with a focus on operational initiatives across all perioperative services. She also manages a wide range of surgical projects, programs and initiatives across the distributed campus. Jackson works collaboratively with physicians, nursing and administrative staff across all perioperative areas and the surgical department.
Working in partnership with BWH leaders, Jackson will help in the design, development and implementation of systems and processes that improve patient safety and operating room efficiency. She is the liaison between BWH and BWPO practices in development and execution of onsite BWH surgical programs, as well as at BWFH and the Day Surgery Unit in Foxborough.
In 2011, Jackson joined BWH from McLean Hospital as a systems analyst for Surgical Services.
She received her master’s degree in medical informatics from Northwestern University and her bachelor’s in Spanish language and literature and European cultural studies from Brandeis University.