The Initiative on the Future of Nursing

Shalala, Donna E. PhD; Bolton, Linda Burnes DrPH, RN, FAAN

AJN, American Journal of Nursing: September 2009 - Volume 109 - Issue 9 - p 7
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000360287.07808.e1
Editorial

Nurses are transforming American health care.

Donna E. Shalala is the former secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the president of the University of Miami and chairperson of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Initiative on the Future of Nursing at the Institute of Medicine. Linda Burnes Bolton is the chief nursing officer at Cedars–Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, and the vice chairperson of the RWJF Initiative on the Future of Nursing. The authors acknowledge the contribution of Gina Ivey, communications director at the RWJF Initiative on the Future of Nursing, in the writing of this article.

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