Simmons Athletics Team Physicians


Julie A. Ruane, MSN, MBA, ATC, ACNP-BC

Specializes in Musculoskeletal & Sports Medicine


Julie Ruane is a nurse practitioner within the Division of Sports Medicine of the Carl J. Shapiro Department of Orthopaedics at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Julie evaluates and treats non-operative musculoskeletal problems including sprains, strains, tendonitis, and osteoarthritis. She has a special interest in sports-related acute and chronic injuries.


Master of Science, Nursing 
Northeastern University 
Specialty: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner 

Northeastern University 

Master of Business Administration 
Southern New Hampshire University 

Bachelor of Science, Sports Medicine 
Merrimack College 
Specialty: Athletic Training

Professional Appointments and Affiliation

  • Orthopaedic Nurse Practitioner, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of Sports Medicine, 2011
  • Registered Nurse, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Orthopaedic-Trauma Department, 2008-2011
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Merrimack College, Health Sciences Department, 2007
  • Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer, Southern New Hampshire University, 2004-2006


  • Board Certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner by American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • BOC, Certified Athletic Trainer
  • American Heart Association BLS/ACLS certified