Leadership

Angela Patterson, DNP, FNP-BC, NEA-BC

Chief Nurse Practitioner Officer, MinuteClinic, and Vice President, CVS Health

Angela Patterson is an advanced practice registered nurse, Vice President at CVS Health, and Chief Nurse Practitioner Officer of CVS MinuteClinic. In this role, she is responsible for providing clinical and professional practice governance for the more than 3,100 nurse practitioners and physician assistants who staff the organization’s more than 1,100 retail medical clinics located across 33 states and the District of Columbia.

Patterson leads MinuteClinic’s Practitioner Training & Education, Newly Graduated Practitioner Fellowship, Professional Practice Advancement, and Provider Workforce Development programs. She also has broader organizational responsibilities including senior level membership on MinuteClinic Growth and New Services; Strategic Planning Oversight; and Quality and Patient Safety governance committees.  

Prior to joining MinuteClinic, Patterson spent 20 years as a primary care provider and clinical director in an urban-based, family medical practice that she co-owned. She also served for 10 years as a principal lecturer and clinical instructor for the Family Nurse Practitioner program in the School for Health Studies at Simmons College in Boston, MA. 

Patterson holds board member appointments for the Convenient Care Association and the Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College. She is also a member of the American Nurses Credentialing Center Emerging Trends Advisory Council, the University of Rhode Island School of Nursing Dean’s Advisory Council, and the George Washington University School of Nursing Dean’s Advisory Council. 

Patterson received her BSN from Simmons College in Boston and her MSN and certification as a Nurse Practitioner from Simmons College with distinction. Patterson received her Executive DNP from MGH Institute of Health Professions in 2016.  

Angela Patterson, DNP, FNP-BC, NEA-BC  Chief Nurse Practitioner Officer, MinuteClinic, and Vice President, CVS Health