Richard G. Cuming, Ed.D., MSN, RN, NEA-BC, chief nurse executive at Christiana Care Health System, has been inducted as a fellow into the American Academy of Nursing.
American Academy of Nursing fellows are recognized among the most respected nursing leaders in education, management, practice and research. The approximately 2,200 fellows, recognized for national and international achievement, contribute to advances in nursing education and practice, national health initiatives and addressing health disparities.
Cuming joined Christiana Care in August after serving as chief nurse executive and vice president for health care services at the Philadelphia-based Einstein Healthcare Network.
He is board certified as an advanced nurse executive by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. He sits on the editorial board of the AORN Journal of the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses, where he served on the national board of directors, and is a member of several professional organizations including the American Nurses Association and the American Organization of Nurse Executives.