Marcus Henderson, BSN, R.N.
Marcus Henderson, BSN, RN is a charge nurse on the Child and Adolescent Unit in the Fairmount Behavioral Health System where he manages the daily staffing of mental health technicians on a 36-bed inpatient psychiatric and behavioral unit which serves patients between the ages of 6 and 17 years old. He works closely with the nursing staff and multidisciplinary team to ensure safe, comprehensive patient care. Mr. Henderson is also the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Up and Running Healthcare Solutions, a Philadelphia-based organization providing healthcare case management and other supportive services to homeless individuals. In this role, Mr. Henderson served as the program director overseeing the implementation of a nurse-led community health worker pilot program.
Mr. Henderson has taught at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing as a Clinical Instructor and Community Site Preceptor for undergraduate and graduate students in course that serve as community engagement experiences to help students understand the complexities of community health, engagement, and the impact of social determinants of health. Mr. Henderson is currently completing the Health Leadership MSN Program with a minor in Quality Improvement and Safety Processes in Healthcare at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. He received his BSN from Penn Nursing. He is interested in the intersection of social innovation and nursing particularly in regard to care delivery and community-based solutions to address health inequities.