Paul Coyne, NP

Paul Coyne, DNP, MBA, MS, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive at HSS. He leads 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 worked for four years as a financial analyst at Goldman Sachs, where he specialized in derivatives and system enhancement to improve trading capability. After a few years, he decided to transition into healthcare. He went back to school and simultaneously entered Columbia University's four year BSN/MSN/DNP program for nursing as well as Northeastern University's combined MBA/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. In 2015, while completing his doctorate, Paul was hired to work at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to manage a team of data scientists to help fulfill clinical needs with analytic solutions. Paul came to HSS in 2017 and is grateful to be part of such a wonderful team and hospital.

In addition, Paul is an author, inventor, entrepreneur, and public speaker. Due to his unique knowledge of the interplay of clinical practice, finance, and technology, he continues to be recognized nationally, receiving over 20 awards for contributions to healthcare including recognition by Crain's New York as among their “40 under 40” and by Modern Healthcare as a "Top 25 Innovator."

Paul is an inaugural fellow of SONSIEL, the Society of Nurse Scientists, Innovators, Entrepreneurs, and Leaders and a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, The American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and the American Nurses Association. He serves on the board of visitors of Columbia University School of Nursing.  

When not working, Paul sings professionally at various events and spends time with his wife and son.


Doctor of Nursing Practice, Columbia University, New York, 2016 

Master of Science, Nursing, Columbia University, New York, 2015 

Master of Business Administration, Healthcare Management, Northeastern University, Massachusetts, 2014 

Master of Science, Finance, Northeastern University, Massachusetts, 2014 

Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Columbia University, New York, 2013 

Bachelor of Arts, American Studies, Providence College, Rhode Island, 2008 


American Nurses Credentialing Center – Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, 2015

State Licensure

New York

Practice Area: Administration

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