Director Workforce Development
MJ Ryan has worked in healthcare for over 30 years in various clinical, teaching and management positions. In her current role, MJ provides technical assistance to hospital-based workforce initiatives and creates and supports collaborations with key partners and stakeholders involved in skill development and job readiness training for community residents as well as advancement opportunities for Partners’ incumbent workforce. MJ has led innovative strategies to increase access to higher education for incumbent employees with a focus on Technology as Enabler. MJ also is the current Chair of the Boston Health Care Careers Consortium, an extremely successful sector-based collaborative established in 2010. She is on the Technical Assistance team of CareerStat of the National Fund for Workforce Solutions, which recently launched a national Health Care Workforce Academy. MJ holds a BS degree in Education from the University of Maine at Orono, a certificate in Nuclear Medicine Technology from Rhode Island Hospital, and a Master’s degree in Health Care Management from Cambridge College.