Carrie McDermott

Carrie McDermott

Assistant Professor


Dr. Carrie McDermott is the Corporate Director, Professional Nursing Practice at Emory Healthcare where she is responsible for the nursing residency programs and Assistant Professor at Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Co-Director for the InEmory MN Prelicensure program. Dr. McDermott’s scholarship is focused on competency-based orientation, competency assessment, and academic practice partnerships. She is evaluating an innovative preceptor model for group orientation and exploring the value of a student nurse apprenticeships on practice readiness. Dr. McDermott is  Co-Director for the 2HEAL grant to develop SDOH competency in prelicensure nursing education.

Areas of Expertise

Acute And Chronic Care
Acute & Chronic Care
Cardiovascular Health
Health Disparities


McDermott, C. (2023). Reimagining the Preceptor Role, Nurse Administration Quarterly, 47(3): pp 227-233, July/September 2023. | DOI: 10.1097/NAQ.0000000000000580

McDermott, C. (2023). Supporting Competency-Based Time-Variable Orientation of Newly Licensed RNs, Nurse Leader, 21(2): pp 169-173  

Robertson B, McDermott C, Star J, Clevenger CK. (2021). The Academic-Practice Partnership: Educating Future Nurses. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 45(4), E1-E11. October/December 2021. doi: 10.1097/NAQ.0000000000000487 Epub ahead of print. Aug 2, 2021, PMID: 34346906.

McDermott, C., Bernard, N, & Hathaway, W. (2021). Taking a stand against workplace incivility. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 52(5), 232-239.




2022 Daisy Leader Award, Emory Healthcare

2022 Heart of the Students’ Award, Emory University, NHWSON

2020 Georgia Nurse of the Year for Excellence in Nursing Education