Rosanne Raso, R.N., is the chief nursing officer and senior vice president for Patient Care Services at Lutheran Medical Center. With more than 30 years devoted to the field of nursing, Rosanne is dedicated to improving nursing ranks, nurse and patient safety, and helping to build awareness throughout the country for nursing careers.
She is a proud co-founder co-president of the Brooklyn Nursing Partnership, a collaboration of education and practice leaders focused on increasing nursing capacity in Brooklyn. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in 1981 from the State University of New York at Albany, and her master's degree in nursing from Wagner College in Staten Island in 1985. Before becoming the chief nursing officer at Lutheran Medical Center, she was CNO in community hospitals in New York and New Jersey. She is a regular contributor to Nursing Spectrum and Advance for Nurses magazines and is a past president of the New York Organization of Nurse Executives, the New York City Chapter AACN and the Greater New York Chapter of NYONE. With her extensive experience in nursing and nurse leadership, she has lectured throughout New York City and the country on critical topics in health care.