Feature| Volume 20, ISSUE 1, P56-59, February 2022

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Inaugural Post-Doctoral Program for Nurse Executives

Published:October 04, 2021DOI:


      In this paper, the authors describe one of the signature programs launched through the Marian K. Shaughnessy Nurse Leadership Academy, the post-doctoral system-level executive nursing education program. This program was directly linked to the core focus of the Shaughnessy Nurse Leadership Academy. The program design, speakers, and outcomes are presented along with lessons learned, including the value and power of philanthropy, and the need for flexibility in both scheduling and implementation during a pandemic.
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      Linda Q. Everett, PhD, NEA-BC, FAAN, FAONL is visiting professor at the Marian K. Shaughnessy Nurse Leadership Academy, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, FNAP, is director, the Marian K. Shaughnessy Nurse Leadership Academy. She can be reached at [email protected]