Dean Linda D. Scott assumes presidency of the American Academy of Nursing

American Academy of Nursing | October 9, 2023

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Linda D. Scott, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FNAP, FAAN, started her term as President of the American Academy of Nursing at the organization’s annual business meeting held on October 7, 2023. Dr. Scott is Dean and Professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing, a role she has served in since 2016. A skilled and prominent nurse scientist, Dr. Scott’s research findings have directly influenced policy and practice related to patient safety and the nurse work environment. Her research, which has been widely cited and disseminated, focuses on the impact and association between nurse fatigue and adverse patient outcomes and effects, ultimately informing state and national policy recommendations and measures to help safeguard the public’s well-being.

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