Kimberly Glassman, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAONL, FAAN, has been appointed as the new Dean of the Mount Sinai Phillips School of Nursing (PSON) and Vice President for Nursing Academic Affairs of the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City.

“I am delighted to join the expert faculty, administrators, staff, and students at PSON,” says Dr. Glassman. “The unique, integrated relationship between PSON and the Mount Sinai Health System supports our nursing students with combined classroom and clinical experiences, providing a rich foundation for their entry into clinical practice and their nursing career.”

Dr. Glassman has been an outstanding leader in higher education administration and health care throughout her career at New York University (NYU) Rory Meyers College of Nursing. Her roles there included clinical professor, Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Associate Dean of Partnership Innovation, Senior Vice President for Patient Care Services, and Chief Nursing Officer of NYU Langone Medical Center.

“We are honored and excited to welcome Dr. Glassman to our leadership team. Her strategic vision will propel our academic programs, grow our future cohorts, and provide our nursing students with an excellent foundation that prepares them for a rewarding nursing career,” says Beth Oliver, DNP, RN, FAAN, Chief Nurse Executive and Senior Vice President, Cardiac Services, Mount Sinai Health System.

“I look forward to working with her closely to continue the momentum at the School,” says Dr. Oliver. “We have invested in infrastructure and programs with innovative classrooms and simulation programs in upper Manhattan with close proximity to The Mount Sinai Hospital and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and have created partnerships with our Harlem community to create bridge programs for youth with interest in nursing careers. These efforts will grow a robust pipeline of nurses and nursing leaders who are mission-driven in bettering the health of all people and all communities.”

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Dr. Glassman will create a dynamic and strategic road map for the school’s future, including:

-identifying new areas of growth and innovation

-establishing PSON as a leader in nursing education in New York City

-developing a regional model for addressing the critical shortage of front-line nurses

-identifying new avenues for attracting, retaining, and developing outstanding faculty

-providing fiscal solid management of PSON

-building solid relationships across the Mount Sinai Health System and community.

Additionally, Dr. Glassman looks to design and advance interprofessional education alongside health system nursing leadership and ideate strategies to ensure best practices for clinical rotations and retention of graduates.

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