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William F. Connell School of Nursing

Amy Smith, MSN, CNM, D.N.P.

clinical assistant professor and director, clinical learning and simulation centers

Amy Smith, M.S.N., CNM, D.N.P.

Contact Information
Maloney Hall 275
617-552-4586
amy.smith.9@bc.edu


EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

  • D.N.P. MGH Institute of Health Professions
  • M.S.N. Yale University School of Nursing
  • B.S.N. Saint Anselm College

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Patient safety in labor and delivery; the use of simulation based clinical teaching in undergraduate nursing programs; evaluating the value of the nursing process among labor and delivery nurses
 

BIOGRAPHy

Dr. Amy Smith joined the Boston College faculty in the fall of 2009. She received her master’s degree in nursing from Yale University and her D.N.P. from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, focused on simulation based education. Her clinical background is as a Certified Nurse Midwife, providing full scope obstetrical care in a tertiary care center. Dr. Smith’s interests focus on transforming education through innovative pedagogy and curriculum.  

Dr. Smith is the director of the Clinical Learning and Simulation Center. In this role, she provides leadership and support to the faculty to integrate innovative simulation based education into the nursing curriculum. Her goal is to provide engaging learning experiences that help students make the connections between acquiring knowledge and using knowledge.  

SELECTED APPOINTMENTS & AWARDS

  • 2015: Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Mentorship Award, Connell School of Nursing
  • 2014: Excellence in Undergraduate Clinical Teaching Award, Connell School of Nursing
  • 2014: Excellence in Graduate Clinical Teaching Award, Connell School of Nursing
  • 2013: Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Mentorship Award, Connell School of Nursing