Expert Panel on Building Health Care System Excellence
Building on the seminal contribution of the Magnet Program, launched originally by the American Academy of Nursing, this expert panel gathers, disseminates, and translates evidence about nursing’s unique contributions to achieving value based healthcare.
Inaugural Year: 2013
Deb Zimmermann, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Chief Nursing Officer and Vice-President of Patient Care Services
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Sharon Pappas, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Chief Nurse Executive
Staff Liaison: Kim Czubaruk, JD
- 2010 Magnet: Next Generation, Maggie McClure, RN, EDd, FAAN
- 2010 American Nurses Credentialing Center Response to “Magnet® status doesn’t improve nurses’ working conditions” published in ANA SmartBrief.
The Expert Panel on Building Health Care System Excellence recognizes the importance of research and actively encourages it through the outcomes component of the Magnet Model. The Expert Panel gathers, disseminates, and translates evidence about nursing's unique contributions to achieving value based healthcare.
The five major focus areas of this expert panel are healthcare practice environments across the continuum; healthcare workforce; the Academy’s role in advancing the Magnet Program efforts; team based care including patients and service-academic partnerships.
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