Original ArticlesApplying Complexity Science as a DNP Quantum LeaderRoot, Lynda DNP; Denke, Nancy DNP; Johnson, Ingrid DNP; McFadden, Mary MSN; Wermers, Rita DNPAuthor Information Arizona State University Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Phoenix (Drs Root and Denke and Ms McFadden); Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence, Denver (Dr Johnson); and Arizona State University, Phoenix (Dr Wermers). Correspondence: Lynda Root, DNP, Arizona State University Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation, 550 North 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004 ([email protected]). The authors declare no conflict of interest. Nursing Administration Quarterly: April/June 2020 - Volume 44 - Issue 2 - p 142-148 doi: 10.1097/NAQ.0000000000000412 Buy Metrics Abstract As Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students and graduates begin to apply new knowledge in real-life situations, they are transforming their organizations. The impact of DNP projects is noted by measurable outcomes in diverse settings. This article presents 4 unique clinical/organizational examples of DNP projects. The authors have identified an application of complexity science and leadership theory in their practice changes. In addition, they share their thoughts and feelings as emerging leaders. © 2020 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.