Rare Fellowship Honors Earned by Sutter Health Nurse Leaders
Calif. — The American Organization for Nursing
Leadership (AONL) has announced that Sutter Health Chief Nurse Officer
Dr. Anna Kiger, DNP, DSc, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, achieved fellowship status among
their prestigious Class of 2020. Kiger joins seven other nurse leaders from across
the nation in recognition for their contributions to the specialty of nursing leadership,
commitment to service and influence in shaping healthcare.
As a system, each of Sutter’s three top nursing leaders have now been honored for their unique talents with fellowships by national nursing bodies.
In November, Barbara Quinn, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, director, Professional Practice and Nursing Excellence, received fellowship honors from the Clinical Nurse Specialist Institute. Quinn was honored for nursing leader excellence, as a staunch advocate for patients and families and as a forerunner of innovation.
Both Kiger and Quinn will be honored at induction ceremonies in March, Kiger in Nashville, Tenn., and Quinn in Indianapolis, Indiana.
In 2018, Dr. Surani Hayre-Kwan, DNP, MBA, FNP-BC, FACHE, FAANP, received fellowship recognition from the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Hayre-Kwan is also director, Professional Practice and Nursing Excellence. Her position focuses on ambulatory care, clinical scope and advanced practice while Quinn’s duties fall more in the acute care setting.