Stephanie Herr, DNP, MSN, RN, EMT is the Director of Clinical Education at St. Joseph’s Health in Paterson, NJ. Dr. Herr is committed to creating system approaches to health that begin in the community and include their in-the-field, inpatient, and ambulatory experiences. She serves as the director for the nurse residency and oversees the onboarding, orientation, and professional development of the clinical organization. She holds advanced degrees in nursing practice, healthcare leadership, and nursing education, coupled with previous experiences as an academic dean and emergency medicine safety officer which affords insights to leverage system innovations to improve patient experiences. She currently serves the New Jersey State Nurses Association as Vice President of Congress on Policy & Practices and is an advisor to the New Jersey Student Nurses, Inc board. She takes pride in her role with the New Jersey Hospital Association to standardize plain language emergency alerts throughout the state’s acute care facilities and for rolling out the Opioid Reeducation Options (ORO) initiative. Dr. Herr’s educational philosophy is a foundational approach of educational opportunities that potentiates nursing excellence in collaboration with students who embrace personal accountability for their learning experiences. She is excited for this new opportunity to work with WPU nursing students in Leadership Seminar 4307!