This department, sponsored by AONE, presents information to assist nurse leaders in shaping the future of healthcare through creative and innovative leadership. The strategic priorities of AONE anchor the editorial content. They reflect contemporary healthcare and nursing practice issues that challenge nurse executives as they strive to meet the needs of patients. In this article, the author presents the views of 6 Magnet® hospital chief nursing executives regarding their relationships with executive-level colleagues.
Author Affiliation: Assistant Professor, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi.
The author declares no conflict of interest.
Correspondence: Dr Keys, Texas A&M University, 6300 Ocean Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78412 (Yolanda.Keys@tamucc.edu).