With a major gift from Distinguished Benefactor Stanley Shalom Zielony, the Zielony Nursing Institute was established in 2009, and includes an endowed chair and advanced nursing education center in his name.
As the health system’s largest caregiver group, the talented nurses of Cleveland Clinic encompass vast experience and diversified expertise in various realms of the professional practice of nursing. Our nursing experts can be found in positions of leadership, advanced practice, research, education and more.
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The Zielony Nursing Institute’s executive leadership team is comprised of trusted, dedicated individuals who follow a serving leader philosophy to leadership. Collectively, the team’s experience spans the globe and numerous facets of the nursing profession. Many of our leaders are sought-after speakers and presenters and serve as expert resources throughout the healthcare industry.
Research and innovation are key strategic components to Cleveland Clinic’s business model. Our team of highly experienced nurse researchers is dedicated to mentoring, coaching and educating nurses in nursing research. They provide guidance and support to facilitate evidence-based nursing practices per their clinical backgrounds or research interests. Additionally, each researcher has his or her own focused program of research.
Clinical Nurse Specialists
With nearly forty clinical nurse specialists throughout the health system, these experts work diligently to continually advance patient care and the professional practice of nursing. As advanced practice nurses, they provide and manage the care of individuals or patient groups with complex health problems, serving as clinical experts for specific patient populations such as acute or critical care, oncology, neonatology and more.
Nurse Specialty Leaders
From spearheading nursing education programs or nurse staffing model planning to developing comprehensive nursing wellness initiatives and more, there are a number of exceptional nurses throughout Cleveland Clinic health system who are driven leaders in several nursing programs, initiatives, processes and more. These professionals aim to drive change and fuel momentum in various facets of the Cleveland Clinic Nursing organization.