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Kate FitzPatrick, DNP, RN, ACNP, NEA-BC, FAAN, is a Senior VP and Chief Nursing Officer at the University of Vermont Medical Center. Kate has a diverse clinical background including clinical roles in surgical and trauma/emergency nursing. She currently has a joint appointment serving as an Associate Dean for Academic & Practice Integration at the University of Vermont College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Kate earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Delaware and a master's degree in nursing from Widener University in Chester, Pa. In 2004, she completed the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program at the University of Pennsylvania and subsequently earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at Vanderbilt University. She completed the Healthcare Executive Program at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Kate is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and a Magnet Program appraiser with the ANCC. Kate completed the Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellowship where she led national work on mindfulness in clinical practice. Kate currently serves on the Vizient CNO Steering Committee and is a board member of the American Trauma Society. Kate has been a strong advocate for nursing practice and professional development and an innovator in creating interprofessional clinical partnerships to advance patient care. Kate is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, the American Organization of Nurse Executives, the American Nurses Association, and the Vermont Organization of Nurse Leaders.
Teri Pipe, PhD, RN, Dean, College of Nursing & Health Innovation, Chief Wellbeing Officer, Arizona State University, is an expert on nursing leadership, interprofessionalism, and mindfulness. She has received numerous prestigious awards and recognitions. Nationally, she was invited to be a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Futures Task Force, and leads a workgroup for the IOM/NAE Collaborative focused on Integrating Systems Approaches in Health Professions Education. She serves on the Mayo Clinic Care Network Chief Nursing Officer Consortium, on the Sigma Theta Tau Advisory Council on Excellence in Nursing Education, on the Board of Directors of the Phoenix Children's Hospital, and is a member of the Arizona Health Improvement Plan Steering Committee. She has been awarded the Beta Upsilon Chapter Sigma Theta Tau Leadership Award and was honored as a Phoenix Business Journal Health Care Hero in 2014. In 2014, she was also selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow. Dr. Pipe is a co-founder of the Workforce Outcomes Research and Leadership Development (WORLD) Institute, an innovative academic practice collaborative initiated by Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation, DFCI, and Brigham and Women's Hospital aimed at pooling knowledge, expertise, and resources to identify, quantify, and develop exemplary leadership in care delivery.