Nurses make a unique contribution to achieving the goals of improved health and efficient and effective health care systems at the local, state and national levels. Our goal is to build healthier communities in America by increasing nurses’ presence on corporate, health-related, and other boards, panels, and commissions. The following articles further support the value of nurse leadership.  For additional resources, please select ‘For Nurses’ or ‘For Organizations’ above.

Governance Institute BoardRoom Press articles

A Nurses Place Is In The Boardroom – Lippincott Solutions Blog
ENA NOBC Partnership Encourages Nurses To Get Involved – ENA Connection Volume 42, Issue 2 February 2018
Getting nurses on board
– Trustee Magazine March 13, 2017
Getting Nurses on Board with Serving on Boards – Press Ganey Blog
Hospital Impact: In uncertain times, healthcare boards have even more reason to embrace nurse leaders – FierceHealthcare January 11, 2017
How Nurses on Boards Impacts Health Care Decision Making – Capella University Blog
Nurses on Board: The Time for Change is Now – A white paper developed in collaboration with the School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Capella University and the Nurses on Boards Coalition
Why it’s Time to Add Nurses to Leadership Boards – America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Blog by Marla Weston
Woodhull study finds nurses still missing from media healthcare coverage –


Spencer Stuart Board Index 2016
The Impact of Diversity: Understanding How Nonprofit Board Diversity Affects Philanthropy, Leadership, and Board Engagement

Nurses on Boards Coalition