Pamela Cipriano's bio:

Pamela Cipriano, is Nurse Scholar-in-Residence at the Institute of Medicine and Editor-in-Chief, American Nurse Today. She recently completed nine years as the Chief Clinical Officer and Chief Nursing Officer at the University of Virginia Medical Center, a Magnet Hospital. In this role she supervised clinical care services provided by over 3,000 employees, including registered nurses, pharmacists, social workers, therapists, and other support personnel. She is now the Special Advisor to the Chief Nursing Officer and holds a faculty position as a clinical associate professor in the UVa School of Nursing.

Dr. Cipriano (Pam), a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, has served in numerous elected and appointed positions in national nursing organizations throughout her career. Most notably, she was Treasurer of the American Nurses Association, and on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). She is the chair of the AAN's Workforce Commission which is studying solutions to the nursing shortage through deployment of technology to make care safer and more efficient. She is the Editor-in-Chief of American Nurse Today, the official journal of the American Nurses Association, and is a member of the Joint Commission’s National Nursing Advisory Council. In addition to serving as a hospital nurse executive, she has held roles as a clinical nurse specialist, manager, faculty member, and staff nurse.

Educational background:
Diploma in Nursing: the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Science in Nursing: American University
Master of Nursing: University of Washington
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (Executive Administration): University of Utah

Dr. Cipriano has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Pamela Cipriano's posts:

Brookings Study on IT and Personalized Medicine

February 28, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

It has happened before, and often: scientific discovery running ahead of medical practice and public policy, with consumer demand [MORE]

Virginia Healthcare Innovators Awards – Call for Nominations

January 4, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dr. William Hazel, Jr. MD, Virginia Secretary for Health and Human Resources, has announced the first annual Virginia Healthcare Innovators [MORE]

MUSING – The Trek Desk: Exercise, Work, and Lose Weight

August 31, 2010 | | Posted in Ask the Experts,Musings,Newsletter

An increase in sedentary work has contributed to bulging bodies.  People struggle making time to exercise, and many complain of [MORE]

What Technology Do Nurses Want? Cipriano Answers.

May 5, 2010 | | Posted in Expert Interviews,Resources

Pamela Cipriano, PhD, RN, FAAN and Chair of the American Academy of Nursing Workforce Commission on Technology in Nursing,  describes [MORE]

The Technology Enabled Nurse

Learning objectives:

Identify technologies that demonstrate value by transforming delivery of nursing care.
Describe three or more [MORE]

Nursing Innovation through Technology: Ideas to Implementation

Over the past two decades healthcare organizations,professional associations and the Institute of Medicine have warned the American public that failure [MORE]