Sue Gaard, MS, RN

Professional Development and Continuing Education Manager


5127 Signe Skott Cooper Hall

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MS, University of Wisconsin—Madison, Administrative Medicine
BS, St. Olaf College, Nursing

Ms. Gaard serves as the External Relations and Outreach Program Manager for the School of Nursing, advancing strategic partnerships and initiatives to improve the health of our communities. She is particularly drawn to collaborative work that engages diverse stakeholders for successful and sustained results. Her experience spans work within hospitals, quality improvement, insurance, and consumer organizations, providing a unique perspective of our health care system and its challenges. As a member of the Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership leadership team, she oversees the provision of accredited continuing education for the health professions and promotes team-based, collaborative practice on a national level.