Original ArticlesDisruptive Demographics Their Effects on Nursing Demand, Supply and Academic PreparationAlexander, G. Rumay EdD, RN; Johnson, James H. Jr PhDAuthor Information University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill (Dr Alexander); and UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, Chapel Hill, North Carolina (Dr Johnson). Correspondence: G. Rumay Alexander, EdD, RN, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7460 Carrington Hall, Columbia St, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 ([email protected]). The authors declare no conflict of interest. Nursing Administration Quarterly: January/March 2021 - Volume 45 - Issue 1 - p 58-64 doi: 10.1097/NAQ.0000000000000449 Buy Metrics Abstract The nursing profession faces both a labor shortage and a diversity problem. Nine proactive strategies—rooted in the disruptive demographic trends that are transforming our nation—are advanced to address these 2 critical issues. © 2021 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.