Business Case for Nursing Summit

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. | March 22, 2022 | Atlanta

The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and Goizueta Business School are proud to present the Business Case for Nursing Summit – a one-day, one-of-a-kind event bringing together healthcare, business, and nursing thought leaders to explore trends in the nursing workforce. The summit will incorporate the School of Nursing’s Ada Fort Lecture, featuring Dr. Peter Buerhaus, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP.


Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET

Date: March 22, 2022

Location: Atlanta (exact location TBD)

We are happy to offer multiple ways to attend the summit and learn more about market disruptions, the COVID-19 pandemic and other drivers affecting the future of nursing and healthcare. This is a free event. All attendees are asked to review "Investing In A 21st Century Health Workforce: A Call For Accountability," an article prepared, in part, by keynote speaker Peter Buerhaus.

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Keynote Speaker (Ada Fort Lecture)

 Peter Buerhaus

Dr. Peter Buerhaus, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP is one of the nation’s foremost experts on the nursing workforce, quality of care and health policy. His is a Professor at Montana State University College of Nursing and the Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies.

Of the more than 100 articles he has published in peer-reviewed journals, five publications are designated as “Classics” by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Patient Safety Network.  Other publications have ranked among the most widely accessed articles published in the health policy journal Health Affairs.  Dr. Buerhaus is co-author of the 2008book: “The Future of the Nursing Workforce in the United States: Data,Trends, and Implications.” 

He has editorial responsibilities with many peer reviewed health services research and nursing journals, and has advised policy makers and legislators on nursing workforce policy.