Wendy Silverstein is the Manager of Shared Governance, Magnet, and Nursing Education for Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ. She has been leading the shared governance initiatives at Morristown for more than ten years.
Wendy has served in many areas in her 40-year nursing career, including professional development, leadership development, and quality improvement, and has successfully led five Magnet redesignations. She has published several articles in support of shared governance and Magnet; and has presented on professional development, shared governance, and care delivery models. Wendy has also provided consulting assistance on nursing practice and quality improvement to various medical facilities.
Wendy received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the College of New Jersey. She earned her Master of Arts in the Delivery of Nursing Service from New York University, and her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Rutgers University. Wendy is also a Magnet appraiser for the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Leaders, the American Nurses Association, the New Jersey Council of Magnet Organizations, and the Organization of Nurse Leaders of NJ. Finally, Wendy teaches nursing leadership as an adjunct professor at Kean University in New Jersey.