The discussion about the DNP continues. Should nurse executives obtain a DNP, or is a PhD more appropriate?
Julee R. Bolg is the Executive Director, Satellite Clinical Operations, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, and a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow.
Marcie Brostoff is the Director Education/Staff Development, Children's Hospital Boston, Nursing /Patient Services Department.
The author declares no conflict of interest.
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