Kimberly Gordon is a reformed accountant having earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration from John Carroll University in Ohio. After working seven years in various cost accounting and managerial positions, she chose to pursue a career in nursing and then nurse anesthesia. Kimberly graduated with a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She recently completed her Doctor of Nursing practice at Yale University where she and a colleague developed the first of its kind Campaign School for Nurses.
Kimberly is an adjunct faculty member teaching health policy and leadership at the Wake Forest School of Medicine and Western Carolina University. She practices anesthesia per diem at Novant Health in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Kimberly has always been involved in the nursing profession. First, in the NC Nurses Association and most recently as the Government Relations Chairperson for both the NC Association of Nurse Anesthetists and the NC Association of Nurse Leaders. She loves talking about nursing leadership, professionalism and political involvement with anyone who will listen. Kimberly wishes that every nurse understood the powerful impact that they have on their communities, colleagues, and the healthcare system. She believes that nurses working together could, quite literally, change the world.