Stacy Alves is the Chief Nurse Executive at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center. She has eight years of progressive leadership experience in professional development, nursing informatics, and clinical operations.
Her passion for leading teams and developing others has yielded several accomplishments including drastic reductions in c-section SSI, leading surge workforce development, and launching a nursing professional governance structure during the pandemic. Stacy is a certified Improvement Advisor and Heart Math instructor.
In 2019, she was the first recipient of the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Regional Extraordinary Nurses Award for Transformational Leadership. Stacy earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from California State University, Sacramento, and her Master’s in Science in Nursing and Healthcare Leadership from The Betty Irene More School of Nursing at UC Davis where she studied women’s childbirth experiences in Angola, Africa. As a result of this experience, she developed a deep appreciation for the importance of establishing trusting and caring relationships with our patients. Stacy completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in Executive Leadership at the University of San Francisco, and for her DNP project she launched Kaiser Permanente’s first evidence-based practice mentor fellowship.