A single comprehensive reference for nursing leaders, leadership organizations,
nursing clinicians, and educators, Nursing Leadership is the only compendium
of nursing terminology in existence. Written by eminent nursing professionals,
it provides descriptions of prominent individuals in nursing, information regarding
nine leadership-related topics, and current trends in nurse leadership.
This second edition has been expanded to encompass 80 new entries and revisions or updates to all original entries. It provides an extensive overview of current leadership issues including theories, characteristics, and skills required of nurse leaders in today's complex health care system. Highly respected contributors include Claire Fagan, Beverly Malone (NLN CEO), Polly Bednash (AACN CEO), Patricia Benner, and many others. For ease of use this new edition contains both alphabetic and thematic indexes, extensive cross-referencing, and print and web references for each entry.
The new edition features:
- Thematic list of entries in addition to alphabetic index
- An extensive overview on salient nursing leadership issues, themes, characteristics, and current and future developments
- A "legacies" section on nursing luminaries throughout history
- Over 80 new entries and updates and revisions of original entries
- Extensive cross-referencing and print and web resources for each entry
Harriet R. Feldman, PhD, RN, FAAN, is Dean, Lienhard School of Nursing, Pace
University. She is a leading figure in nursing education with numerous publications
and presentations internationally. She co-founded and co-edited the Scholarly
Inquiry for Nursing Practice and was Editor of Nursing Leadership Forum. Her
other publications include the first edition of the current book, Teaching Evidence-Based
Practice in Nursing, Educating Nurses for Leadership, and more. Clinical appointments
have included Long Island College Hospital, North Shore Visiting Nurse Service,
and Long Island Jewish Medical Center all in NY.
G. Rumay Alexander, EdD, RN, is Clinical Professor and Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing Office of Multicultural Affairs. Dr. Alexander is recognized nationally and internationally as an expert on diversity and inclusion management. She has been featured in three National Student Nurses Association award-winning videos, has presented nationally and internationally, and has consulted with 90 hospitals, on HRSA and NIH funded grants, and 20 nursing programs. She is author of four books and eight book chapters and has participated on numerous expert panels, advisory committees and professional bodies. She is the 2010 recipient of the American Organization of Nurse Executives Prism Award.
Martha J. Greenberg, PhD, RN, is Associate Professor at the Lienhard School of Nursing of the College Health Professions at Pace University. She has served in leadership roles as chairperson of the four-year Baccalaureate Nursing Program from 1995-2000 and 2007-Present. She is a past recipient of a VA Nursing Academy grant and co-editor of Educating Nurses for Leadership, which received a 2005 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award. She maintains a clinical practice in medical-surgical nursing.
Marilyn Jaffe-Ruiz, EdD, RN, is professor emeritus of nursing at the Lienhard School of Nursing in the College of Health Professions, Pace University. Her areas of specialization include leadership, education, psychiatric mental health nursing, cultural competence, and siblings and families of the intellectually disabled. In 2001, Dr. Jaffe-Ruiz was inducted into the Teacher's College Nursing Hall of Fame and made an honorary member of the Golden Key International Honor Society at Pace University. In 2006, she received the Diversity Leadership Award at Pace University. She received the Anne Krauss Volunteer of the Year Award from the New York City Chapter of the Association for the Help of Retarded Children (AHRC) in May 2007.
Angela Barron McBride, PhD, RN, FAAN, is Distinguished Professor-University Dean Emerita at Indiana University School of Nursing. She is on the board of Indiana University Health, the largest hospital network in Indiana, and chairs the board's Committee on Quality and Patient Safety. She is known for her contributions to women's mental health. Dr. McBride served as president of Sigma Theta Tau International (1987-1989) during the building of the International Center for Nursing Scholarship, and of the American Academy of Nursing (1993-1995). Elected in 1995 to the Institute of Medicine, Dr. McBride was named a "Living Legend" by the American Academy of Nursing in 2006. She designs the annual leadership conference of the John A. Hartford Foundation's Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Program, chairs the national advisory committee for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Nurse Faculty Scholar Program, and has written The Growth and Development of Nurse Leaders.
Margaret L. McClure, EdD, RN, FAAN, is a professor at New York University, where she holds appointments in both the College of Nursing and the School of Medicine. For almost 20 years, she was the chief nursing officer at New York University Medical Center, where she also served as chief operating officer and hospital administrator. She has held office in several professional organizations, including the presidency of the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the American Academy of Nursing. A prolific writer and lecturer, Dr. McClure is internationally recognized as a nursing leader. Her best-known contribution to the literature isMagnet Hospitals: Attraction and Retention of Professional Nurses, which she coauthored under the auspices of the American Academy of Nursing. In 2002, she completed a compilation of all the work that has been done regarding this subject, titled Magnet Hospitals Revisited. In 2007, she was named a "Living Legend" by the American Academy of Nursing.
Thomas D. Smith, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, is Chief Nursing Officer and Senior Vice President at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Smith's prior positions include Chief Nursing Officer at Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Senior Vice President for Nursing at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, the first full-service hospital in Manhattan to receive the Magnet Award for nursing excellence. He currently serves as Senior Clinical Advisor at the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University College of Nursing. Dr. Smith is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Grace E. Davidson Award for contributions to the education of nursing students at New York University College of Nursing, the Anne Kibrick Award for excellence in nursing leadership from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and the Dean's Legacy Award from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University. He has served on the Board of Commissioners of the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and is active in the American Organization of Nurse Executives.