This department column profiles the experiences of nurse leaders in dealing with the recent tragedy in Boston. The inspiration and lessons learned are important for all nursing executives as we work with our staff members and community to handle the unknown in a changing environment.
Author Affiliations: Associate Chief Nurse (Dr Vitello-Cicciu), Director of Burn/Trauma/SICU and Intermediate Care Areas (Mr Quin), Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.
The authors declare no conflicts of interest.
Correspondence: Dr Vitello-Cicciu, Brigham and Women’s Hospital 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA, 02117 (email@example.com).