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
Maureen McCausland, DNSc, RN, FAAN
Susan Grant, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Executive Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer
Board Liaison: Kathleen Chavanu Gorman
Staff Liaison: Justin Cowling
Previous Chairs: Kimberly Glassman (2019-2020), Jeffrey Adams (2018-2019), Sharon Pappas (2017-2018), Deb Zimmerman (2016-2017), Joyce Batcheller (2016-2016), Donna Havens (2014-2015), Pat Reid Ponte (2013-2014), Gail Wolf (2013-2014)
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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