Mary Dolansky, PhD, RN, FAAN Why We All Must Lead at the Front Line
Director, QSEN Institute
Professor, Case Western Reserve University
Bruce Avolio, PhD The Organizing Principle: Achieving Healthcare Transformation One Person at a Time
Executive Director, Center for Strategic Leadership
University of Washington
Chrissie Blackburn, MHA Hearing the Patients Voice to Improve Leadership at the Front Line 
Principal Advisor, Patient and Family Engagement
University Hospitals and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Institute for Healthcare Quality & Innovation
Maria Shirey, PhD, MBA, MS, RN, NEA-BC, ANEF, FACHE, FAAN Leadership for Quality, Safety, and Healthcare Transformation
Professor, University of Alabama References for QSEN 2017 keynote
Editor-in-Chief Journal of Healthcare Quality
Joan Vitello, RN, PhD, NEA-BC, FAHA, FAAN Key Characteristics Underlying the Competencies of Leaders of Innovation in Nursing.
Dean and Professor of the Graduate School of Nursing
UMass Medical School, Worcester, Ma
Mary Beth Modic DNP, RN, CNS, CNE LEAD: An Interdisciplinary Clinical Leadership Training Program at the Frontline of Care
Laura Huber, BSN, RN Building a Positive Culture Through Empathy and Compassion.