Sister Elaine Davia has been a Sister of Bon Secours for over 50 years. She is a family nurse practitioner at Access Carroll in Westminster, Maryland, and St. Francis Outreach Center at Bon Secours Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. In addition, she serves as the Formation Director for the Sisters of Bon Secours and Circle of Community Coordinator for the congregation’s community in Marriottsville.
Sister Elaine served as a registered nurse and nurse practitioner at Bon Secours facilities in Methuen, Massachusetts; Baltimore, Maryland; Richmond and Portsmouth, Virginia; and Port Charlotte, Florida. She worked as a nurse practitioner in rural areas around Richmond and at Bon Secours Maryview Hospital, where she started the Elm Avenue Center for Health. She also opened the Clínica de Ayuda in Arcadia, Florida, caring for migrant farm workers.
Previously, she was the Vocation Director for the Sisters of Bon Secours and has served in other leadership positions throughout her years in community.
Sister Elaine is a member of Bon Secours Ministries, the sponsor of Bon Secours Health System, and serves on the Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System Board of Directors. She has served on the Board of Directors of Bon Secours Health System as well as the National Religious Formation Conference.
Sister Elaine is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She received her master’s degree in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola College, Baltimore, Maryland, and her bachelor’s degree in Liberal Science from the Regents College of the University of the State of New York, Albany, New York. She received her Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate from the University of Virginia, School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia, and her nursing diploma from the Bon Secours School of Nursing, Baltimore.