November 1st, 2022
Baltimore, MD
TIME:11:30 am -12 pm EST

2022 Planetree Conference: Nursing Leadership Panel on “Delivery of Humanistic Community-Based​ and Community-Responsive Care”

Title: Gold Foundation Executive Session: Nursing Leadership Panel on the Delivery of Humanistic Community-Based and Community-Responsive Care

Time: 11:20 to 11:50 a.m. ET on Tuesday, November 1, 2022


Kellie Bryant, DNP, WHNP, CHSE, FAAN

Kellie Bryant, DNP, WHNP, CHSE, FAAN is currently the Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs and Simulation and Associate Professor at Columbia school of nursing’s accredited Helene Fuld Health Trust Simulation Center. Dr. Bryant has over 20 years of teaching experience and 10 years of experience as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. Throughout her career she has become an expert in the field of simulation through her experience with designing simulation centers and implementing simulation programs for two of the top-rated nursing schools in the country. In her current role she oversees the day-to-day operations and implementation of simulation-based education for all the graduate nursing and advance practice nursing students. She is also the medical director of Columbia school of nursing’s Opioid Overdose Prevention Program which she has provided training to over 1,800 individuals. Additional responsibilities include implementing initiatives that promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) for students and underserved communities.

Dr. Bryant is well published and has presented at over 60 national and international conferences. A well sought-after keynote speaker, her area of expertise includes simulation-based education and implicit bias training. She also has extensive media experience including being featured on the View, ABC News, and Al Jazeera. Lastly, she currently working on 7 grant projects including a five year $1.86 million-dollar R18 grant funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research Quality evaluating the use of simulation to improve hand hygiene and decrease infection rates across two hospitals.

Dr. Bryant serves on many national and international committees. At Columbia University, she was appointed co-chair of the campus-wide antiracism taskforce for community service. She is currently the chair of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare’s (SSH) media and communication committee, appointed member of SSH’s  DEI workgroup, and member of the International Nursing Association of Clinical Simulation Learning IncluDE diversity committee. She is serving her second year on the CDC funded Nurse-Led Vaccine Confidence Advisory Committee. Lastly, Dr. Bryant is currently on the executive board for the Greater NYC Black Nurses Association including serving as the liaison for the NYC Black and Latinx Providers committee.

She received her Associates degree in nursing from Hudson Valley Community College. She continued her education at Stony Brook University where she received her Bachelor’s in Nursing and a Master’s Degree as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. Lastly, she received her Doctorate in Nursing Education from Case Western Reserve University.

Yudith Correa, MSN, RN, PHN

Yudith Correa, MSN,RN, PHN is an innovative leader with over 20 years of commitment to federally qualified health centers and over a decade of progressive health care leadership. Correa earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Sonoma State University and her Masters of Science in Nursing with an emphasis in Leadership and Management from Western Governors University. Correa started her journey in community health centers as a volunteer and quickly learned that her passion was to serve her community as a nurse and leader. Correa is passionately committed to eliminating socioeconomic and health disparities in the communities she lives and serves in, and she approaches community health through a social justice and equity lens. Correa began her career at Santa Rosa Community Health as a frontline registered nurse and grew into different roles over her 9 year tenure. She served as Director of Nursing at OLE Health from 2020 to 2022, which is located in Napa and Solano counties and serves a large farm worker community. She was recently selected to serve as Chief Operating Officer for Santa Rosa Community Health and will be re-joining the team in mid September 2022. Correa has firsthand experience with the inequities in less resourced communities and keeps this at the forefront of her mind when prioritizing her goals. Her vision is to support community health centers in expanding their definition of equity and acting on the current gaps for patients and staff. Her passion is to uplift those around her and support them in becoming the best version of themselves.

Ignitor:  Toni Land, MBA, BSN, CPXP

Toni Land is the Head of Clinical Healthcare Experience at Medallia with a focus on strategy and solutions to impact quality outcomes and deliver positive patient and family experiences. She advocates and believes that quality care is foundational to positive patient experience and organizations have an opportunity to use technology to bring all voices to the table.

She has spent over 33 years in healthcare. This time allowed her to serve and impact in many areas of patient, family and employee experiences. These areas include: bedside nursing, educator, manager, home care, medical practice, performance improvement at Novant Health, establishing a system patient experience program at Prisma Health and more recently Chief Patient Experience &
Quality Officer at Medical Center Health System. These experiences helped her to have direct engagement with the many complex areas of healthcare and design strategies to implement and sustain change.

Toni has her Bachelor’s in Nursing, Master’s in Business Administration and Patient Experience Certification through the Beryl Institute. She is a wife and mother to four adult children, four beautiful grandchildren, a havapoo and goldendoodle. She enjoys reading, crochet and cross stitch.

Use the code GOLDDISCOUNT for $200 off the non-member full conference pass.

Register here.


Session: This Gold Foundation Executive Session showcases nurse leaders who have been innovators in the support, building of, and delivery of humanistic community-based and community responsive care initiatives. This panel session will explore varied healthcare settings and experiences from 3 nurse leaders who have worked in community health, hospital, academic, and corporate healthcare. Participants will leave with knowledge they can transfer and enact back in their own settings. This session is directed to nurses and healthcare professionals in community health, hospital, academic, and corporate healthcare settings. The Gold Foundation engages an “Ignitor” to facilitate our panels—an Ignitor serves as a catalyst to spark and fuel the discussion, and to take the conversation to the next level with their insights.

Learning Objectives: 

1.   Discuss why humanistic community-based and community responsive care matters

2.   Identify specific examples of innovations in varied healthcare settings

Don’t miss the other two Gold Foundation sessions at Planetree: “Trauma-Informed Care as Person-Centered Care” and “Building Humanism and Resilience through Challenging Simulations.”