Ellen Derry, MA, RN-BC, NEA-BC
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Ellen D. Derry, MA, BSN, RN-BC, NEA-BC


Ellen serves as the Chief for Professional Development and Clinical Excellence at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center.  In that role, she has administrative leadership for educational activities to meet organizational strategic priorities and regulatory requirements.  Additionally, Ms. Derry has oversight for programs that exemplify quality clinical outcomes to include Nursing Research, Quality & Safety, Magnet, Beacon recognition and the CCNE accredited Nurse Residency Program. 


Ms. Derry received her baccalaureate degree in Nursing from the University of Maryland and her Master’s Degree in Education from Loyola University.  She is currently completing her Doctorate in Nursing Practice at the University of Pittsburgh.