A nurse leadership program provides advanced practice nurses, many of whom have nursing professional development roles within their agencies, with a year of education, mentoring, and guidance to create and implement innovative models of care designed to improve population health. This article highlights program participants’ leadership development outcomes, along with strategies to educate and mentor rising nurse leaders.
Anh N. Tran, PhD, MPH, is Vice Chief of Education, Division of Community Health, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina.
Brenda Nevidjon, MSN, RN, FAAN, is Chief Executive Officer, Oncology Nursing Society, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Anne Derouin, DNP, PNP-PC, FAANP, is Associate Professor, Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, North Carolina.
Sarah Weaver, MPH, is Training Coordinator, Division of Community Health, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina.
Michael Bzdak, PhD, is Executive Director, Global Community Impact, Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, New Jersey.
This study was supported by a Corporate Contribution Grant from Johnson & Johnson.
The authors declare no conflicts of interest.
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