Paul Coyne
Senior Vice President, Patient Care Services and Chief Nurse Executive
Hospital for Special Surgery
Paul Coyne DNP, MBA, MSF, RN, APRN, AGPCNP-BC is Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive at HSS, leading a team of more than 1,500 specialized nurses, advanced practice providers, and clinical professionals across the continuum of care at locations in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and Florida, overseeing support and advocacy for quality, patient safety, staff engagement and collaboration, and patient satisfaction.

After graduating from Providence College, Paul suffered a stroke, and recovered while beginning his career as a financial analyst at Goldman Sachs, where he specialized in derivatives and system enhancement to improve trading capability. After a few years on Wall Street, he decided to transition into healthcare. He returned to school and simultaneously entered Columbia University's BSN/MSN/DNP program for nursing as well as Northeastern University's combined MBA,Healthcare Management / MS, Finance program.

Over the course of the next four years, Paul completed all five degrees, becoming an adult-gerontology nurse practitioner with a subspecialty in palliative care. While completing his doctorate, Paul served as Manager of Analytics at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, leading a team of data scientists to help fulfill clinical and research needs with analytic solutions. He then transitioned into a clinical operations role at HSS in 2017 and has subsequently held numerous positions of increasing responsibility

In addition, Paul is Co-founder of Inspiren, an award-winning healthcare technology company. Inspiren's flagship solution, Augi, has received an Edison Award, Fast Company's Innovation by Design Award, the SXSW Innovation Award for Artificial Intelligence, and Time Best Inventions.

Dr. Paul Coyne is a best selling author, inventor, poet, entrepreneur, and public speaker. Due to his unique knowledge of the interplay of clinical practice, finance, and technology, he has been internationally recognized, having been named Crain's 40 under 40, Top 25 Innovator by Modern Healthcare, AI Person of the Year by the Global AI Awards, as well as Healthcare Leader Under 40 by Becker's and Business Insider. He serves on the Board of Advisors at Columbia University School of Nursing and lives in New York
Paul Coyne