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Wright, Renee

Wright, Renee

Assistant Professor
Nursing
Areas of Expertise:
  • Innovations in Teaching
  • Simulation
  • Emergency Nursing
Dr. Renée Wright began her career in 1989 as staff nurse in the emergency department at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. She has held various nursing leadership and teaching positions including a Joint Appointment with York College and New York Hospital Queens for four semesters as a Distinguished Lecturer. In 2011, she followed her passion for teaching and accepted a full-time tenure track position as an Assistant Professor at York College, City University of New York. During this time Dr. Wright has worked on several simulation projects. The first project was an interdisciplinary project with nursing, teacher education, and physician assistant programs to develop a stroke scenario using Second Life. She has incorporated high-fidelity simulation and virtual simulation within all the courses she teaches. Dr. Wright has recently completed a multi-site simulation study investigating the use of virtual simulation in an Adult Health I course.
Education:
Degree Institution Field Dates
non-degree  TeamSTEPPS, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System  Master Trainer  April 2013 
EDD  Teacher's College, Columbia University  Organization & Leadership  2007 
MA  Teacher's College, Columbia University  Organization & Leadership  2002 
BS  Pace University  Nursing  1996 
AAS  Phillips Beth Israel School of Nursing  Nursing  1989