This paper describes a unique academic–practice partnership model for doctor of nursing practice (DNP) initiative to prepare nurse leader in key roles within a large academic medical center. This partnership has been sustained for several years with 9 cohorts of doctoral students. It explores the DNP graduates’ and students’ narratives regarding the benefits to which doctoral education impacted their leadership roles, practice changes, professional growth, and initiation of community-based health projects.
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MariLou Prado-Inzerillo, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, is Vice-President, Nursing Operations, at NewYork-Presbyterian, in New York, New York. She can be reached at [email protected] Reynaldo R. Rivera, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, FAONL, is Director of Nursing Research and Innovation at NewYork-Presbyterian. Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, FNAP, is Director, Marian K. Shaughnessy Nurse Leadership Academy; Elizabeth Brooks Ford Professor of Nursing, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing; and Distinguished University Professor, Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, Ohio.
Published online: February 28, 2023
Accepted: February 6, 2023
Received in revised form: February 1, 2023
Received: January 6, 2023
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