Mary Dolansky, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dr. Dolansky is an Associate Professor at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) and Senior Fellow in the Veterans Administration Quality Scholars program Louis Stokes Cleveland VA. Dr. Dolansky is Director of the QSEN Institute (Quality and Safety Education for Nurses). She has co-published two books on quality improvement education, co-authored several book chapters and articles, and was guest editor on a special quality improvement education Issue in the journal Quality Management in Health Care. She has taught the interdisciplinary course “Continual Improvement in Health Care” at CWRU for the past 10 years and was chair of the Quality and Safety Task Force at the school of nursing that integrated quality and safety into the undergraduate and graduate nursing curriculum. She is Co-director of the VA Transforming Primary Care Center of Excellence to implement and evaluate a longitudinal interdisciplinary curriculum for medical residents and nurse practitioner learners and is active on the CWRU Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation grant to implement interprofessional education for pre-licensure students in the health care professions.