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VUMC Advanced Practice Leadership Chart

VUMC
CEO
VUMC
Marilyn Dubree,
Executive CNO
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Vanderbilt Univeristy
Hospital
and Clinics

Robin Steaban, CNO
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Kathie Krause, CNO
Vanderbilt
Psychiatric
Hospital

Avni Cirpili, CNO

Office of
Advanced
Practice

April Kapu, ANO

OAP
Anesthesiology
Brent Dunworth,
Director, CRNA

Acute and Critical Care
Michelle Terrell,
Director, APN

Behavioral Health
Molly Butler,
Team Lead, APN
Women's Health
Angela Wilson-Liverman,
Division Director, OBGYN
Acute and
Ambulatory Care

Jill Kinch,
Director, APN

Transplant
Deonna Moore
Director, APN

Acute Surgery

Shelley Atkinson, Director APN

VHVI
Deborah Payne,
Director, APN

Surgical Critical Care

Elizabeth Huggins, Director, APN

Medicine PCC
Jane Case,
Director, APN

VICC
Heather Jackson,
Director, APN

Other PCC's
with respective APN, PA
Team Leaders

The Office of Advanced Practice, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, serves as a resource and support for existing and emerging practices of Advanced Practice Nurses and Physician Assistants.

  • Credentialing and privileging support
  • Professional practice evaluation and advancement
  • Professional education and development
  • Transition to practice programs
  • Quality development and assurance
  • Licensure, certification and regulatory guidance
  • Recruitment framework and assistance
  • Interprofessional initiatives
  • Business case development for practice
  • Staffing model and ratio guidelines
  • Consistency in compensation, benefits and professional support
  • Virtual advanced practice center with resources for APRNs, PAs, APRN leaders and Physicians
  • Shared governance model for entity specific and enterprise wide councils, committees and boards