Littlefield Leadership Lectures

Rear Admiral Susan M. Orsega
Rear Admiral Susan M. Orsega, Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Health and U.S. Surgeon General

The 23rd Annual Littlefield Leadership Lecture

Rear Admiral (RADM) Susan Orsega is the Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Health and U.S. Surgeon General. Her career has included more than 30 years in the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps and included global assignments to provide operational management and public health guidance. She has led in circumstances as varied as international government transition to infectious disease outbreaks—and includes her service as Acting Surgeon General from January 26, 2021 to March 25, 2021.

RADM Orsega’s presentation, “Nurse Leadership in Complex Times and Environments,” highlighted the role of nurse leadership in meeting local, national, and global health needs in complex environments and underscored the role of advocacy and leadership.

Thank You for Joining us for the 23rd Annual Littlefield Leadership Lecture!

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“For more than two decades, Littlefield Leadership Lectures have reflected the limitless ways that nurses impact the profession and society. These annual talks are more than a valued tradition; they are an opportunity to celebrate the legacy of leadership that characterizes nursing.”

Dr. Linda D. Scott, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FNAP, FAAN, dean and professor, School of Nursing

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