Rosina Cianelli, RN, PhD, MPH, FAAN, associate professor, School of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla., was the only nurse from Florida to be selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow for 2014, the programs last cohort.
On July 30, RWJF announced the 20 nurses from across the U.S. who were selected as RWJF Executive Nurse Fellows from a pool of more than
Cianelli is among a diverse group who will participate in a three-year leadership development program designed to enhance the effectiveness of nurse leaders working to improve the nations healthcare system, according to a news release. They join more than 200 nurse leaders who have participated in the program since it began in 1998.
Executive Nurse Fellows hold senior leadership positions in health services, scientific and academic organizations, public health and community-based organizations or systems, and professional, governmental and policy organizations. They continue in their positions during their fellowships, and develop, plan and implement initiatives to improve healthcare delivery to their communities, according to the release.
For more information, visit ExecutiveNurseFellows.org.