Chanel Hart, MSN, RN
Clinical Nurse Coordinator & Buprenorphine Nurse Coordinator
Department of Family and Community Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University

“Being a nurse is not what I do, it’s who I am.” When looking for an example of a nurse, look no further than Chanel N Hart, MSN, RN. Chanel has been a bedside nurse at Abington Jefferson health in both critical care and emergency medicine, community outreach nurse, adjunct faculty at Gwynedd Mercy University where she taught community health nursing, and her newest endeavor clinical nurse coordinator also the buprenorphine nurse coordinator for Jefferson Family and Community Medicine.

Chanel obtained her diploma in nursing from Abington Dixon School of Nursing known now as Jefferson School of Nursing. She received her bachelor’s degree from Drexel University and was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society. Chanel received her master’s degree from Grand Canyon University with a concentration in public health. Currently she is also a student in their Doctor of Nursing Practice Program. Chanel is an active member of the Chi Eta Phi Sorority, incorporated, where “service for humanity” is their motto.

Her commitment to diversity and inclusion comes from her passion to close the gap in health literacy in both the minority and underserved communities. She is a member of JFMA’s Social Justice Committee and Jefferson Enterprise Diversity and Inclusion Council. Passion, dedication, and drive are what motivate Chanel, and her faith in God is what keeps her going.

Balancing her life, Chanel is married to her high school sweetheart, the mother of a 25-year-old daughter, and a 30-year-old son who is the father of her first granddaughter Skylar Marie age 3. We can’t leave out her fur babies Bear the Pomeranian and Benny the cat, the apple of her eye. She loves to read romance novels, likes a good Moscato and watches reruns of the Golden Girls.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The National Center is committed to working within the Nexus of interprofessional practice and education to drive change that leads to Quadruple Aim outcomes including the creation of health equity. It is clear that implicit biases within health teams, including race, caste, and professional hierarchies, prevent full inclusion of the knowledge and experience of each team member. Implicit bias training may help raise awareness of individual biases and differential privilege and power of members of the team, but has failed to create needed culture change. This seminar highlights two family…