UPMC Pinnacle

Leadership Council Staff Member Susan Comp, MBA, MHA, BSN, RN, CNOR

Susan Comp, MBA, MHA, BSN, RN, CNOR

Susan Comp is the Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer for the UPMC Pinnacle hospitals. She has been in nursing leadership for 20 years. Her role across the UPMC Pinnacle system is to oversee nursing practice, education and research for the eight UPMC Pinnacle hospitals.

Prior to her role as Chief Nursing Officer, she served as vice president of surgical services.

Susan most recently led the nursing team at the UPMC Community Osteopathic and UPMC Harrisburg campuses to a third re-designation for Magnet® and the UPMC West Shore campus to its first designation in 2017.

Susan led the nursing and surgical services team to a successful implementation of Epic in fall of 2016.

Susan serves on the hospital board for Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute and is active in the hospital patient safety and quality committees. She also serves on the hospital board for UPMC Hanover.

Susan received the Visionary Luminary Award from the West Shore Chamber of Commerce and was most recently named to the Becker Hospital Review’s 2017 top 60 hospital CNOs to know list. She is a member of the Circle of Distinction from Harrisburg Community College. Susan is a member of the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society, AONE, and AORN.