FeaturePlanting seeds of successionPrestia, Angela S. MSN, RN, NE-BC; Dyess, Susan M. PhD, RN, AHN-BC; Sherman, Rose O. EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAANAuthor Information Angela S. Prestia is the CNO at Good Samaritan Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Fla. At Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Susan M. Dyess is an assistant professor, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, and Rose O. Sherman is the director of the Nursing Leadership Institute and an associate professor. The authors have disclosed that this project was funded under an HRSA Advanced Nursing Education Grant D09HP22615-01-00. Nursing Management (Springhouse): March 2014 - Volume 45 - Issue 3 - p 30-37 doi: 10.1097/01.NUMA.0000443941.68503.09 Buy SDC Metrics Succession planning is vital, especially in the face of a potential nurse managershortage. This article details a program that not only mentored future leaders, but also helped prepare them for leadership roles. © 2014 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. All world rights reserved.