Demonstrate the Breadth and Depth of Nursing

Nina Vaid Raoji, DNP, APN, MSN, RN

Co-Founder Nurse Commander

Advocate for Nurses and Patients

Dr. Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN

President of the American Nurses Association (ANA)

Promote Confidence & Well-Being

Dr. Robyn Begley, DNP, RN, NEA-BC

Chief Executive Officer of the American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) and Senior VP / Chief Nursing Officer of the American Hospital Association (AHA)

Communication is Key

Dr. Timothy Layman, DNP, MSN, RN, NE-BC

Administrator of Clinical Operations at a critical access Medical Center, NC

Stay True to Core Mission

Dr. Jessica Coviello, DNP, ANP

Associate Professor at Yale University School of Nursing

Listen and Be Responsive

Ron Yolo, MSN, MBA, RN

VP, Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at Dignity Health, Glendale Memorial Hospital, CA

Anticipate What is to Come

Shannon Davila, RN, MSN

Director of the Institute for Quality and Patient Safety at the New Jersey Hospital Association

Unleash Your Leaders

Janine Duran Llamzon, MS, AGNP-c, CEN, NEA-bc

System Director of Nursing and Clinical Operations of St. Joseph’s Health Emergency Services, NJ

Value Collective Wisdom

Dr. Tim Porter-O’Grady, DM, EdD, ScD(h), APRN, FAAN, FACCWS

Chair of the Board of the American Nurses Foundation

Consistency, Reliability, and Truthfulness

Nancy Rizzuto, MSN, RN, ANP, CCRN

Interim Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) and former Director of Critical Care and Cardiac Services, NY

Always Remain Humble and Human

Robert Church, RN, MS, MBA, NE-BC, FACHE

Chief Nursing Officer and Senior VP for Patient Care Services at St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY

Self-Care is Not Selfish – It is Critical

TyQuitta Perrier, PMHNP-BC, FNP

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Tele-Health Provider

Don’t Be Afraid to Speak Up

Aruna Vadgama, RN, MPA, CPHQ, BCSP, BCPE, COHN-S, CHRM

Surveyor for Joint Commission International (JCI)

Find Your Purpose

Robin Kanarek, RN

President of the Kanarek Family Foundation

Utilize an Incident Command Structure

Rosanne Raso DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Chief Nursing Officer at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill-Cornell

Share Real-Time Information

Manjeet Kaur RN, MS, MPH, CPHQ

Assistant Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for Hospice at Amedisys, Inc.

Step Forward Boldly and Proudly

Dr. Lisa Sundean PHD, MHA, RN

Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Go Back To Your WHY?

Morufat Tajudeen, BSN, RN, CCHP

Regional Nurse Manager of 13 Correctional Facilities in NJ

Kindness Starts at the Top

Peggy Lynch RN, MSN, ANP-AOCN

Adult Nurse Practitioner in the Urology Survivorship program at Cancer Center in NYC

Leverage Virtual Platforms

Faye Christen, MSN, CCRN-K

Primary Care Nursing Director at LAC+USC Medical Center

Clarity is Key

Dr. Carmen Portillo, RN, PhD

Executive Deputy Dean and Professor at Yale School of Nursing

Be Humane to All

Rose Santa-Teresa RN, BSN, CCRN

Clinical Nurse IV at a cancer center in NYC

All Nurses are Educators

Maryann Kennedy RN, CSN-NJ

School Nurse/ Health Educator - Elementary School

Create Stronger Patient Connections

Payal Sharma MSN, RN, FNP-BC, CBN

Nurse Practitioner in General Surgery at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine

Leaders & Reformers of Healthcare

Dr. Ewelina Gibek, DNP, CRNA, APRN

Lead Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist for Outpatients Services New Haven CT

Sustain the New Normal

Dr. Mary M. Gullatte, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, AOCN, FAAN

Corporate Director of Nursing Evidence Based Practice and Research for Emory Healthcare

Remember Your Nursing Values

Erin Micale, MSN, RN-BC, CNL

Faculty at an University located in Michigan

Recognize Team Strengths and Weaknesses

Holly Artkamp, RN

CNO at Continuum Care Facility in Ohio

Trust Each Other

Dr. Jackie Rowles, DNP MBA, CRNA, ANP-BC, FAAN

President of the International Federation of Nurse Anesthetists (IFNA)

See Each Other in a New Light

Dr. Tim Cunningham, DrPH, MSN, RN, FAAN

Vice President of Practice and Innovation at Emory Healthcare

Practice What We Preach

Dr. Dorrie Fontaine, RN, PhD, FAAN

Dean Emeritus and former Sadie Heath Cabaniss Professor of Nursing at the University of Virginia

Disrupt and Reshape the Future

Tracy Castleman, CRNA, MS, APN-A, DNP candidate

Certified Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) at Monmouth Medical Center

Educate Your Front Line Staff

Misty Landor MBA, MSN, RN, CNS, ANP-C, CCCTM

Director of Patient Care Practice of Ambulatory Care Coordination for Emory Healthcare

Allow Yourself Some Grace

Dr. Taryn Hamre, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CHOPN

Sunflower Kids Pediatric Palliative Care Team at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Rounding With a Purpose is Key!

Edna Brisco, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CENP, OCN, CNML

Associate Chief Nursing Officer for Emory Decatur Hospital

Have Humility to Listen and Accept

Kathleen Chavanu Gorman, MSN, RN, FAAN

EVP of Patient Care Services and Chief Operating Officer at Children’s National

Recognize Formal and Informal Power

Dr. Suzanne Miyamoto, PhD, RN, FAAN

Chief Executive Officer of the American Academy of Nursing

Leverage Nursing’s Visibility and Trust

Dr. Edna Cadmus, PhD, RN, NEA BC, FAAN

Executive Director NJ Collaborative Center for Nursing and Co-Director NJ Action Coalition

Lead Authentically for Collective Impact

Dr. Sheila Davis, DNP, MSN, BSN

Chief Executive Officer of Partners in Health

Our Inspirational Nurse Leaders

Nurse Commander – Edna Brisco, Georgia
Edna Brisco, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CENP, OCN, CNML, is the Associate Chief Nursing Officer for Emory Decatur Hospital. Ms. Brisco has been a nurse for […]
Nurse Commander – Dr. Carmen Portillo, Connecticut
Dr. Carmen Portillo, RN, PhD is the Executive Deputy Dean and Professor at Yale School of Nursing. Dr. Portillo is an elected Fellow of the American […]
Nurse Commander – Erin Micale – Michigan
Erin Micale, MSN, RN-BC, CNL, is a full time faculty at an University located in Michigan and teaches a wide array of nursing courses. She […]
Nurse Commander – Maryann Kennedy, New Jersey
Maryann Kennedy RN, CSN-NJ, is a School Nurse/Health Educator at an Elementary School in New Jersey. Kennedy has been a nurse for almost 30 years and […]
Nurse Commander – Rosanne Raso, New York City
Rosanne Raso DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, is the Chief Nursing Officer at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill-Cornell and Editor-in-Chief for Nursing Management for The Journal of Excellence in Nursing […]
Nurse Commander – Nina Vaid Raoji, New Jersey
Nina Vaid Raoji, APN, MSN, RN, is the former Program Coordinator for the New Jersey Nursing Initiative, a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and […]
Nurse Commander – Robyn Begley, Illinois
Robyn Begley, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, is the Chief Executive Officer of the American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) and Senior VP / Chief Nursing Officer […]
Nurse Commander – Dr. Dorrie Fontaine, Virginia
Dr. Dorrie Fontaine, RN, PhD, FAAN, is the Dean Emeritus and former Sadie Heath Cabaniss Professor of Nursing at the University of Virginia (UVA) School […]
Nurse Commander – Dr. Ewelina Gibek, Connecticut
Dr. Ewelina Gibek, DNP, CRNA, APRN is the Lead Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) for Outpatients Services at a hospital in New Haven, Connecticut. In […]
Nurse Commander – Janine Duran Llamzon, New Jersey
Janine Duran Llamzon, MS, AGNP-c, CEN, NEA-bc is the System Director of Nursing and Clinical Operations of St. Joseph’s Health Emergency Service line in New […]
Nurse Commander – Dr. Lisa Sundean, Massachusetts
Dr. Lisa Sundean PHD, MHA, RN is an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston College of Nursing and Health Sciences where she teaches […]
Nurse Commander – Nancy Rizzuto, New York
Nancy Rizzuto, MSN, RN, ANP, CCRN, is the Interim Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) and former Director of Critical Care and Cardiac Services at a university […]
Nurse Commander – Robert Church, New York
Robert Church, RN, MS, MBA, NE-BC, FACHE, is the Chief Nursing Officer and Senior VP for Patient Care Services at St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY. […]
Nurse Commander – Ron Yolo, California
Ron Yolo, MSN, MBA, RN is the VP, Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at Dignity Health, Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center in Glendale, CA. The […]
Nurse Commander – Rose Santa-Teresa, New York
Rose Santa-Teresa RN, BSN, CCRN, is a Clinical Nurse IV at a cancer center in NYC and has over 30 years of critical care experience. […]
Nurse Commander – Dr. Tim Porter-O’Grady, Atlanta
Dr. Tim Porter-O’Grady, DM, EdD, ScD(h), APRN, FAAN, FACCWS, is the senior partner, health systems at TPOG Associates LLC, an Atlanta-based international health consulting practice. […]
Nurse Commander – Dr. Edna Cadmus, New Jersey
Dr. Edna Cadmus, PhD, RN, NEA BC, FAAN, is the Executive Director of the New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing (NJCCN) and Co-Director of the […]
Nurse Commander – Dr. Suzanne Miyamoto, Washington D.C.
Suzanne Miyamoto, PhD, RN, FAAN, is the Chief Executive Officer of the American Academy of Nursing. Dr. Miyamoto previously served as Chief Policy Officer of […]
Nurse Commander – Mary Sciarrillo, New Jersey
Mary Sciarrillo RN is the founding Head of School at Trinity Hall, the only all-girl independent school in Monmouth County, NJ. Trinity Hall opened in […]
Nurse Commander – Payal Sharma, New York City
Payal Sharma MSN, RN, FNP-BC, CBN is a Nurse Practitioner working in General Surgery at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine. Sharma has published several articles in Bariatric […]
Nurse Commander – Renee White, New Jersey
Renee White, Esq., FNP-BC, PNHNP-BC, FN-CSA, has been an Assistant Prosecutor at the Ocean Prosecutor’s Office in New Jersey for thirteen years.  She is currently […]
Nurse Commander – Dr. Timothy Layman, Western North Carolina
Dr. Timothy Layman, DNP, MSN, RN, NE-BC, is the Administrator of Clinical Operations at a critical access Medical Center in Western North Carolina and Associate […]
Nurse Commander – Dr. Jackie Rowles, Indiana
Dr. Jackie Rowles, DNP MBA, CRNA, ANP-BC, FAAN, is President of the International Federation of Nurse Anesthetists (IFNA) working to advocate for and strengthen global […]
Nurse Commander – Faye Christen, California
Faye Christen, MSN, CCRN-K is the Primary Care Nursing Director at LAC+USC Medical Center in the heart of Los Angeles. After about decade in the […]
Nurse Commander – Dr. Sheila Davis, Massachusetts
Dr. Sheila Davis, DNP, MSN, BSN, is Chief Executive Officer of Partners in Health (PIH). For the past decade, she has held multiple cross-site roles at […]
Nurse Commander – Morufat Tajudeen, New Jersey
Morufat Tajudeen, BSN, RN, CCHP, is the Regional Nurse Manager overseeing 13 Correctional Facilities with multidisciplinary teams throughout the state of New Jersey. Tajudeen works […]
Nurse Commander – Aruna Vadgama, California
Aruna Vadgama, RN, MPA, CPHQ, BCSP, BCPE, COHN-S, CHRM, is a Surveyor for Joint Commission International (JCI). Vadgama brings demonstrated expertise as a healthcare nurse […]
Nurse Commander – Dr. Taryn Hamre, Connecticut
Taryn Hamre, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CHOPN is an APRN on both the Pain Team, as well as the Sunflower Kids Pediatric Palliative Care Team at […]
Nurse Commander – Dr. Mary M. Gullatte, Georgia
Dr. Mary M. Gullatte, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, AOCN, FAAN, is the Corporate Director of Nursing Evidence Based Practice and Research for Emory Healthcare and the […]
Nurse Commander – TyQuitta Perrier, Hawaii
TyQuitta Perrier, PMHNP-BC, FNP, is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner currently living in Hawaii. Perrier is an independent provider who has been using telemedicine […]
Nurse Commander – Shannon Davila, New Jersey
Shannon Davila, RN, MSN, is the Director of the Institute for Quality and Patient Safety at the New Jersey Hospital Association. She manages quality and […]
Nurse Commander – Peggy Lynch, New York
Peggy Lynch RN MSN ANP-AOCN is an Adult Nurse Practitioner in the Urology Survivorship program at Cancer Center in New York City, NY. Lynch has […]
Nurse Commander – Robin Kanarek, Connecticut
Robin Kanarek, RN, is the President of the Kanarek Family Foundation in Greenwich, Connecticut. Kanarek is a palliative care advocate who has spent the last […]
Nurse Commander – Manjeet Kaur, Illinois
Manjeet Kaur RN, MS, MPH, CPHQ is the Assistant Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for Hospice at Amedisys, Inc., the leading provider of home health, […]
Nurse Commander – Dr. Ernest Grant, Maryland
Dr. Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN, is the first male President of the American Nurses Association (ANA). ANA is the national voice for the 4 […]
Nurse Commander – Dr. Ann Kurth, Connecticut
Ann Kurth, PhD, RN, CNM, MPH is a leader in higher education and health—with a passion to improve the world. She is the dean and […]
Nurse Commander – Misty Landor, Georgia
Misty Landor MBA, MSN, RN, CNS, ANP-C, CCCTM is the Director of  Patient Care Practice of Ambulatory Care Coordination for Emory Healthcare in Atlanta, Georgia, […]
Nurse Commander – Tracy Castleman, New Jersey
Tracy Castleman, CRNA, MS, APN-A, DNP candidate at Rush University. Castleman is a Certified Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) at Monmouth Medical Center (MMC) in Long Branch, […]
Nurse Commander – Dr. Jessica Coviello, Connecticut
Dr. Jessica Coviello DNP, ANP is an Associate Professor at Yale University School of Nursing. She is also a Nurse Practitioner at a Cancer Hospital […]
Nurse Commander – Kathleen Gorman, Washington D.C.
Kathleen Chavanu Gorman, MSN, RN, FAAN, is the EVP of Patient Care Services and Chief Operating Officer at Children’s National. Previously Ms. Gorman served as […]
Nurse Commander – Bernie Park, Connecticut
Bernadette ”Bernie” Park, MSN, RN, has over fifteen years of experience in working with community based programming for organizing events and fundraising efforts and has […]
Nurse Commander – Holly Artkamp, Ohio
Holly Artkamp, RN, is in her first year as the CNO at large continuum care facility in Dayton, Ohio, responsible for almost 350 older adults […]
Nurse Commander – Tim Cunningham, Atlanta
Dr. Tim Cunningham, DrPH, MSN, RN, FAAN is the Vice President of Practice and Innovation at Emory Healthcare in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Cunningham was an assistant […]
Nurse Commander – Sylvia Martin, California
Sylvia Martin RN, MSN is an administrative director with over 20 years of nursing and leadership experience. She is also on the board of directors for the […]