Kimberly Glassman, PhD, RN, NEA-BC

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    Kimberly Glassman

Senior Vice President, Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer

NYU Hospitals Center

New York, NY

Kimberly S. Glassman, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, is Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer at NYU Langone Medical Center (NYULMC) and the Associate Dean of Partnership Innovation at the New York University College of Nursing.  The NYULMC is comprised of NYU Hospitals Center and the NYU School of Medicine, and is one of the premier centers for excellence in healthcare, biomedical research, and medical education.  NYU Hospitals Center represents three hospitals - Tisch Hospital, a 705-bed acute-care tertiary facility; Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, the first rehabilitation hospital in the world, with 174 beds and extensive outpatient rehabilitation programs, and the 190-bed Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the world dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology.  Dr. Glassman joined NYULMC in 1978 as a senior staff nurse, and has held many leadership positions in nursing over her career at the medical center.  Prior to assuming the position of Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer at NYULMC in 2010, she was the Vice President of Patient Care Services and oversaw clinical operations of nursing and several clinical departments.  NYU Hospitals Center was redesignated as a Magnet Hospital for the third time in 2014, and recently underwent an accreditation visit from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education for the post-baccalaureate nurse residency program.  Dr. Glassman leads a nursing staff of over 3000 professional and advanced practice nurses, in three hospitals, ambulatory care centers, faculty group practices and affiliates.  She is active in several professional organizations and presents nationally on a variety of clinical and nursing leadership topics.   She has conducted research on the patient experience, and written chapters for textbooks and peer-reviewed journal articles. Dr. Glassman is a scientific reviewer for several journals, including Applied Nursing Research, Nursing Economics and Qualitative Health Research.  She received her RN diploma from the Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing, and her bachelor's degree in nursing from Hunter College.  She holds a master's degree in nursing administration and a doctorate in theory and research development from the NYU College of Nursing.  Dr. Glassman is a graduate of the Johnson & Johnson Wharton Fellows Program in Management for Nurse Executives at the University of Pennsylvania.  She was appointed as a Fellow in the New York Academy of Medicine in 2012. She was named the Assiciate Dean for Partnership Innovation at the New York University College of Nursing in 2014.