Rebuilding Trust in Nursing Leadership

Published:January 13, 2023DOI:
      For the past 3 years, health care environments have been in turmoil. The aftershocks of the COVID experience are likely to be felt for years. Most health systems have experienced high turnover and cultural drift. With a growing shortage of health care staff and financial challenges, leaders now struggle to strategically plan for a less certain future. One notable loss during COVID has been a loss of trust in organizations and leaders. Recent Harvard Business Review evidence shows that the public trust in the US health care delivery system has eroded.
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      Editor-in-Chief Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, is Adjunct Professor of Nursing at Marian K. Shaughnessy Leadership Academy, Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, Ohio, and is the author of The Nuts and Bolts of Nursing Leadership: Your Toolkit for Success. She can be reached at [email protected]