Technical assistance and direction for the Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellows program

The Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellows Program was designed as an advanced leadership program for nurses in senior executive roles in health services, public health, and nursing education who aspire to help lead and shape the U.S. health care system of the future.This grant supports the first year for The Center for Creative Leadership as the new national program office of the RWJF Executive Nurse Fellows Program. Since 1998, the Program has developed more than 200 executive-level nurses in public/community health, science and research, corporate health, academia, government and military health service. Linda Cronenwett Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., Dean Emeritus and Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing and David Altman, Ph.D., Executive Vice President, Research, Innovation, and Product Development at the Center for Creative Leadership will serve as the new national program directors. During this first year, they will work closely with the Executive Nurse Fellows Program transition team to assure a smooth and seamless transition. They will also develop a call for applications, as well as interview and select the 2011 cohort of Fellows.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $662,798.00

Awarded on: 3/2/2010

Time frame: 4/1/2010 - 3/31/2011

Grant Number: 67500


Center for Creative Leadership

One Leadership Place
Greensboro, 27410-9427


David Gary Altman
Project Director


Linda R. Cronenwett
Project Director