Victoria Rich

Victoria Rich, PhD, RN, FAAN

Dean, College of Nursing

Sr. Associate Vice President, USF Health

Dean & Professor, College of Nursing

Education

  • PhD, Nursing Administration, University of Pittsburgh, 1991
  • MSN, Nursing Administration, University of Pittsburgh, 1989
  • BSN, Nursing Administration, University of Pennsylvania, 1987
  • BS, Biology, University of Pennsylvania, 1986

Awards/Honors

  • The Annual Penn Medicine Victoria L. Rich Transformational Leadership Award (The University of Pennsylvania - 2014)
  • Chief Nurse Executive of Penn Medicine (The University of Pennsylvania AACN/AONE Academic Practice Partnership - 2014)
  • Ambassador for the National Institute of Nursing Research Program of the Friends (FINR - 2014)
  • AONE Prism Diversity Award (The University of Pennsylvania - 2013)
  • Distinguished Alumni Award (Indiana University of Pennsylvania - 2007)
  • The Victoria L. Rich Patient Satisfaction Annual Award (The University of Pennsylvania - 2007)
  • National Leadership Award for Clinical Effectiveness (Voluntary Hospital Association - 2001)
  • Endowed Chair in Nursing (St. Petersburg Junior College - 2001)

Memberships

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing Board of Nursing Visitors. (Member, 2010 - Present)
  • The Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice, Brigham and Woman’s Hospital (Executive Member, 2009 - Present)
  • Patient Safety and Quality Committee, American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) (Member, 2008 - Present)
  • International Committee, American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) (Member, 2008 - Present)
  • LIFE (Living Independently for Elders)-a PACE Provider (Executive Council Member, 2008 - Present)
  • the Life Science Career Alliance (LSCA) (Board Member, 2006 - Present)
  • National Advisory Board Committee for Translating Research into Practice (Member, 2005 - Present)
  • High Confidence Medical Device Software and Systems (HCMDSS) organization (Member, 2004 - Present)
  • 2nd Annual Healthcare Staffing Summit (Panel Member, 2004 - Present)
  • Tampa Bay Safety Coalition Board (Member, 2000 - Present)
  • National Quality Forum Patient Safety Committee (Member, 2014 - 2017)
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (Member of Board of Trustees, 2006 - 2013)
  • Eastern Nurses Research Society (ENRS) (Committee Member, 2007 - 2008)