Emily Read Sermersheim, DNP, MPH, RN, NPD-BC
Nursing Partner for Innovation and Improvement, Rush University Medical Center
Emily Sermersheim is the Nursing Partner for Innovation and Improvement at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois with almost 20 years of experience as a registered nurse, 14 of which in nursing professional development. She received her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Rush University and her Master of Science in Nursing and Master of Public Health from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. During her tenure at RUSH, Emily has engaged in many initiatives to advance the nursing workforce, reduce patient falls and hospital-acquired infections, enhance technology for nursing, streamline patient throughput, and develop a standard approach to competency assessment. In her spare time, Dr. Sermersheim likes to spend time with her toddler and husband, garden, and try new restaurants.