(December 12, 2012)—The Maryland Organization of Nurse Executives recently elected Sherry Perkins, PhD, RN, Anne Arundel Medical Center’s (AAMC) chief operating officer and chief nursing officer, as president of the organization. In this role, she will provide leadership to the members of the organization in the areas of nursing administration, advocacy, and policy.
Perkins joined AAMC in 2006 as chief nursing officer. Perkins serves on several AAMC boards including Pathways Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center, the Executive Quality Council, Board Quality and Patient Safety Committee, and provides executive insight and support at regular meetings of the Medical Executive Committee and the Board of Trustees.
Perkins also co-leads the state-wide effort to improve transition to practice under Institute of Medicine recommendations for nurse residency, serves on the Maryland Hospital Association Council on Clinical Quality and the Board of Trustees of the Maryland Patient Safety Center.