Outstanding news-- Dee McGonigle, author of our best-selling Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge, Second Edition was just inducted as a Fellow into the National League for Nursing’s (NLN) Academy of Nursing Education. Presented at the annual NLN Education Summit in Washington, D.C., McGonigle joins the select group of 184 leaders in nursing education committed to advancing the quality of health care in America.
“The National League for Nursing relies on these accomplished individuals as allies in our efforts to prepare the numbers of excellent nurse educators we need if we are to eliminate the shortage of nurses plaguing America’s healthcare institutions,” said Beverly A. Malone, PhD, RN, FAAN, chief executive officer of the NLN. “Nurse faculty and colleagues from other fields who contribute to excellence in nursing education and to the preparation of a nursing workforce that meets the needs of our ever-changing healthcare environment deserve this public recognition and the gratitude of all who are eager to elevate the status of the profession.”
Established by the NLN in 2007, the Academy of Nursing Excellence celebrates excellence in nursing education by recognizing remarkable nurse educators who have made significant contributions to the field. The Academy evaluates Fellowship candidates in categories such as innovative teaching, nursing education research, and academic leadership. Selected Fellows provide significant leadership, serve as mentors, and support the NLN vision.
Dee McGonigle has embodied nursing excellence for more than 35 years with her dedication to teaching and research, including co-founding the Online Journal of Nursing Informatics and the Special Interest Group for Health Technology and Education for the Association for Educational Communications and Technology. She is currently a professor in the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program at Chamberlain College of Nursing.
“Dr. McGonigle’s work to continuously improve nursing education and strengthen the industry’s adoption of informatics exemplifies the critical role nurse educators play in transforming healthcare,” said Susan Groenwald, PhD, MSN, president of Chamberlain College of Nursing. “We congratulate her on this achievement and look forward to her future contributions in the nursing field.”
Please join us in celebrating the extraordinary Dee McGonigle!
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