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Eloise B. Cathcart,

MSN, RN, FAAN
Clinical Associate Professor
Director, Graduate Program in Nursing
726 Broadway, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 
212-998-5783
Fax: 
212-995-3143
Areas of Specialization 

Nursing Executive Practice; Practice Articulation

Education 
MSN, 1975, The Catholic University of America
BSN, 1972, Boston College
Diploma, 1967, Rhode Island Hospital School of Nursing
Professional Overview 
Professor Cathcart was formerly the Executive Director of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing and interim Chief Operating Officer at the National League for Nursing. She was the Clinical Specialist for Cardiovascular Nursing at Boston’s Beth Israel Hospital, and developed and taught the Graduate Program in Cardiovascular Nursing at Boston University. Professor Cathcart was the Director of Intensive Care and Emergency Programs at Boston Children’s Hospital and Vice President for Nursing at Mercy Hospital in Portland, Maine. She is the author of several publications and frequently speaks about leadership in clinical and administrative nursing practice.
Honors and Awards 
2010, Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
Licensure 
RN, Massachusetts
RN, New York
Professional Membership 
American Nurses' Association
American Organization of Nurse Executives
National League of Nursing
Council on Graduate Education for Administration in Nursing
Eastern Nursing Research Society
Clinical Practice / Clinical Interests 

Benner’s methodology of practice articulation to develop clinical and administrative nursing practice

Publications
Fulmer, T., Cathcart, E., Glassman, K., Budin, W., Naegle, M., & Van Devanter, N. (2014). A narrative of the attending nurse model implementation. The Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 4, 94-100. 10.5430/jnep.v4n3p94 .
Cathcart, E.B. and Greenspan, M. (2013). The role of practical wisdom in nurse manager practice: why experience matters.. The Journal of Nursing Management, 21, 964-970. 10.1111/jonm.12175.
Cathcart, E.B., Greenspan, M. (2012). A new window into nurse manager development: Teaching for the practice. Journal of Nursing Administration, 42, 557-561. 10.1097/NNA.0b013e318274b52d.
Fulmer, T., Cathcart, E., Glassman, K., Budin, W., Naegle, M., & Van Devanter, N. (2011). The attending nurse: An evolving model for integrating nursing education and practice. Open Nursing Journal, 5, 9-13. 10.2174/1874434601105010009, PMCID: PMC3109526.
Cathcart, E.B., & Fillipon, K.G. (2011). Strengthening the practice of nursing. In M. Hickey, & P.B. Kritek (Eds.), Change leadership in nursing: How change occurs in a complex hospital system, (pp. 39-46). New York: Springer.
Cathcart, E.B., Greenspan, M., & Trainer, M. (2011). The nurse manager narrative project. In M. Hickey, & P.B. Kritek (Eds.), Change leadership in nursing: How change occurs in a complex hospital system, (pp. 101-107). New York: Springer.
Cathcart, E.B., Greenspan, M., & Quin, M. (2010). The making of a nurse manager: The role of experiential learning in leadership development. Journal of Nursing Management, 18, 440-447. 10.1111/j.1365-2834.2010.01082.x.
Cathcart, E.B. (2008). The role of the chief nursing officer in leading the practice: Lessons from the Benner tradition. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 32, 87-91. 10.1097/01.NAQ.0000314536.91122.8b.
Cathcart, E.B. (2003). Clinical leadership in action: Lionel’s story. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 18, 441-443. 10.1016/S0882-5963(03)00166-0.