Dr. Jeffrey Doucette
Vice President of Magnet Recognition Program® and Pathway to Excellence®
American Nurses Credentialing Center
Dr. Jeffrey Doucette is the Vice President of Magnet Recognition Program® and Pathway to Excellence® at the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Prior to joining the ANCC, Dr. Doucette was the Regional Vice President, Clinical Services and Chief Nursing Officer for Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System in Hampton Roads, Virginia. He received a Master of Science in Health Care Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. Dr. Doucette completed his Doctor of Nursing Practice at Old Dominion University where he also serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor. Dr. Doucette has been practicing for over 20 years, spending the majority of his career in leadership and executive nursing roles. In addition, he serves on the editorial advisory board for Nursing Management Journal and speaks extensively throughout the world on topics of interest to nursing leaders. Dr. Doucette is a Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow and a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. He holds certifications as a Nurse Executive – Advanced, Certified Executive in Nursing Practice and is a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator.
His research interests include Chief Nursing Officer retention, AONE leadership competencies, and developing future nursing leaders.