2015 Award Recipient Transforming Interprofessional Partnerships: A New Framework for Nursing and Partnership-Based Health Care
Published by The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International
Teddie M Potter, PhD, MS, RN
Clinical Associate Professor, Coordinator of the DNP in Health Innovation and Leadership, Director of Diversity and Inclusivity
University of Minnesota
Zeta Chapter #005
Dr. Potter has a rich practice history including over twenty-five years as an acute care nurse, a home care and hospice nurse, and sixteen years as a nurse educator. She has also shown a long-term commitment to diversity and inclusivity. Dr. Potter was selected as the 2015 recipient of the Josie R. Johnson Human Rights and Social Justice Award for creating respectful and inclusive living, learning and working environments. Dr. Potter speaks nationally and internationally about Partnership-Based Health Care and The BASE of Nursing, new theories to guide nursing practice, education, and research. She co-authored with Riane Eisler the award-winning book, Transforming Interprofessional Partnerships: A New Framework for Nursing and Partnership-Based Health Care. Potter is Executive Editor for the newly launched Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies, a peer-reviewed, open-access journal designed to promote a world in which all relationships, institutions, policies, and organizations are based on partnership principles.