2019 Pre-Conference Workshop


Pre-Conference Workshop | Sunday, April 14, 2019 | 1:00-5:00 p.m.

Billy Rosa, MS, AGPCNP-BC, ACHPN, FCCM is currently an RWJF Future of Nursing Scholar, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, PhD Program, Philadelphia, PA and Nurse Practitioner, Supportive Care Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), New York, NY. Mr. Rosa received his BSN magna cum laude from NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing (2009) and was valedictorian of his MSN class, Hunter College (2014). He recently completed the MSKCC Palliative Care Fellowship (2016-2017); other specialties include holistic nursing, critical care, nurse coaching, and global health. Mr. Rosa spent one year with the Human Resources for Health Program in Rwanda, East Africa (2015-2016), contributing to the curriculum content for the first Masters-prepared nursing cohort in the country. He is the editor of three books on leadership, global health, and caring science and has more than 150 publications in a host of diverse forums. Mr. Rosa has been recognized with numerous awards, including the American Association of Nurse Practitioner’s New York State Award for Excellence (2018); NYU’s Young Distinguished Alumnus Award (2018); and Sigma’s Daniel J. Pesut International Spirit of Renewal Award (2017). He was also named one of America’s Most Amazing Nurses by The Doctors television show and Prevention magazine. Mr. Rosa serves on the national Nominating Committee for the American Holistic Nurses Association and the editorial board for the Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing. He is a proud member of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses’ Circle of Excellence Society, a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine, and the New York Academy of Medicine. He will be inducted as a Fellow to the American Academy of Nursing in November 2018.

Special thanks to the Katharine J. Densford International Center for Nursing Leadership at the University of Minnesota for providing generous support and making this program possible through the Florence Schorske Wald Lectureship.

Katharine J. Densford International Center for Nursing Leadership