Ellen M Lewis

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Clinical Professor
Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing


B.S., Marquette University, 1974, Nursing
M.S., Marquette University, 1978, Nursing

Phone: (949) 824-8932
Fax: (949) 824-0470
Email: elewis@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
231 Irvine Hall
Mail Code: 3959
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Nursing Workforce Planning
Academic Distinctions
Best Practice Education Award, Association of California Nurse Leaders, 2006

Named as one of the “Women Making a Difference” by OC Metro, Business & Lifestyle Magazine, March 18th, 2004

Fellow, American Academy of Nursing, 2003

Leadership Appreciation Certificate, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Colleagues in Caring, 2002

Fellow, Western Academy of Nursing, 1998.

Dr. Judith M. Lewis Outstanding Educator Award, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Statewide Nursing Program, 1993.

Excellence in Nursing Leadership Award, Organization of Nurse Executives-California, 1992.

Founder's Award in Recognition of Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Disaster Medical Service, Medical Disaster Response, 1992.

University of California, Irvine, College of Medicine, Research Associates Group, Research Achievement Award, 1989 ($10,000).

Lauds and Laurels Award for Professional Achievement, University of California, Irvine, Alumni Association, 1987.

Annual Nursing Research Award, Milwaukee County Medical Complex, 1984.

Affirmative Action Award - Honorable Mention, Milwaukee County Institutes and Departments, 1983.

Honorary Alumnus, Milwaukee County General Hospital, School of Nursing, 1983.
Publications
Books:

Lewis EM, Spicer JG. (eds.). The Human Resource Management Handbook: Contemporary Strategies for Nursing Managers. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Systems Corporation, 1987.
Translated and Published by the Ministry of Health, Peoples Republic of China, 1995.

Lewis, EM. Status of Nursing in California. Irvine, CA: University of California, Irvine, 1993.

Research Monographs:

Sechrist KR, Lewis EM, California Board of Registered Nursing RN Employer Survey Preliminary Report, BRN Nursing Workforce Advisory Committee, Sacramento, CA, 2004

Sechrist KR, Lewis EM, Rutledge DN. Planning for California’s Nursing Work Force, Phase III Final Report
Sacramento, CA: Association of California Nurse Leaders, 2002.

Sechrist KR, Lewis EM, Rutledge DN. Planning for California’s Nursing Work Force, Phase II Final Report. Sacramento, CA: Association of California Nurse Leaders, 1999.

Sechrist KR, Lewis EM and the California Strategic Planning Committee for Nursing. Planning for California's Nursing Work Force: Final Report of the Nursing Work Force and Education Forecasting Initiative. Sacramento, CA: ONE-California, 1996.

Book Chapters:

Lewis EM, “Standardize Patient Technology in Formative and Summative Evaluation of Nurse Practitioners.” In Keating SB(ed). Curriculum Development and Evaluation in Nursing. In Press, Lippencott, Williams & Wilkins, 2004.

Lewis EM, Marshall LC, Vonglis AM. Quality Outcomes Management: Executive Role Imperative. In Meisenheimer CG (ed.). Improving Quality : A Guide to Effective Programs. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Systems Corporation, 1996.

Lewis EM, Styffe EJ, Vonglis AM. Total Quality Management: Administrative Support. In Meisenheimer CG (ed.). Improving Quality: A Guide to Effective Programs. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Systems Corporation,1992.

Lewis EM, Nitta DE. Professional Nursing Themes Influencing Strategies for Nursing Managers. , Lewis EM, Spicer JG (eds.). Human Resource Management Handbook: Contemporary Strategies for Nursing Managers. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Systems Corporation, 1987.

Lewis EM. The Collective Bargaining Process and the Professional Nurse., Lewis EM, Spicer JG (eds.). Human Resource Management Handbook: Contemporary Strategies for Nursing Managers. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Systems Corporation, 1987.

Lewis EM. Administrative Leadership and Support. In Meisenheimer CG (ed). Clinical Nursing Research.. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Systems Corporation, 1986.

Lewis EM. Administrative Support. In Meisenheimer CG (ed.). Quality Assurance: A Guide to Program Development. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Systems Corporation, 1985.


Journals:

Morrison EH, Lewis EM, Gabbert CC, Boker JR, Kumar B, Harthill M, Evaluating a “Service Elective” in clinical teaching for medical students. Medical Teacher, 2003.

Lewis, EM, California’s AHEC: Early Players in Nursing Workforce Initiatives, The National AHEC Bulletin, Vol.XVIII, Number 1,Summer 2001.

DeChamplain, A., Macmillian, M., Margolis, Lewis, E., & Ahearn, S., “Modeling the Effects of a Test Security Breach on a Large-scale Standardized Patient Examination with a Sample of International Medical Graduates”, Academic Medicine, Vol.75.No. 10/October Supplement 2000.

Prislin MD, Lewis EM. Assessing the acquisition of core clinical skills through the utilization of serial standardized patient assessment, Academic Medicine. May 2000.

Sechrist KR, Lewis EM, Rutledge D. Data collection for nursing work force strategic planning in California, JONA 1999;29(6):9-11, 29.

Fox S, Jones D, Walker P, Lewis EM, Keating S, Turner S. Strategically planning for the future of nursing in California, JONA 1999;29(2):4-6, 13.

Prislin M, Fitzpatrick CF, Lie D, Radecki S, Lewis E. Utilization of an objective structured clinical examination in the evaluation of student performance on a family medicine clerkship: Eight years experience, Family Medicine 1998; 30(5):338-344.

Manetta A, Lewis EM, Ahearn CS. Familiar SPs may affect students’ performance on SP exams, Academic Medicine 1998;73(2):117-118.

Lewis EM (Guest Edition Editor). Electronic Practice And Information Management: Patient Confidentiality, Technology, and Ethics, Nursing Administration Quarterly 1997;21(3).

Lewis EM, Marshall LC. The ‘rite of passage’ for nurse executives of the 21st century is learning the informatics language, Nursing Administration Quarterly 1997;21(3)viii-x.

Lewis EM, Sechrist KR, Schultz M, Keating SB. California Strategic Planning Committee for Nursing: Experiences and challenges, JONA 1997;27(3):3-5.

Lewis EM, Donaldson NE. The UCI nursing research initiative. The Anniversary Book: A History of Nursing in the West, 1956-1992. Denver: Western Institute of Nursing, 1992.

Lewis EM. Politics in the workplace, California Nursing Review, 1989;11(6).

Lewis EM, Snell, BJ, Todd K, Bunnel LA. When enough is enough: Overutilization and overregulation, Aspen Advisor Nurse Executive, 1989;5(1):4-5, 8.

Spicer JG, Lewis EM. A pragmatic methodology for strategic planning, Aspen Advisor 1988;3(10).

Lewis EM. A contemporary human resource management strategy: Sabbaticals for nursing managers, Aspen Advisor, 1987;2(12).

Lewis EM, Spicer JG. Are you a leader? Today's OR Nurse 1987;9(8);18-21.

Lewis EM, Nitta DE, Biczi T, Robinson MA. Downsizing: measuring the effects on quality of care, Journal of Nursing Quality Assurance, 1986;1(1):17-25.

Spicer JG, Lewis EM. Using theory to promote change, Nursing Administration Quarterly 1981;5(2):53-7.

Lewis EM. Consumers as members of nursing committees, Nursing Administration Quarterly 1980;4(3):9-15.

Spicer JG, Lewis EM. Intensive care staff nurses develop peer review criteria, Nursing Administration Quarterly 1977;1(3):57-65.
Grants
Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Song-brown Resistered Nursing Education Program Capition Funding Award July, 2007, 2 year award (Primary Investigator)
Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Song-brown Registered Nursing Special Program Funding Award July, 2007, 1 year award (Primary Investigator)
Federal MODEL AHEC, Enhancing a Nurse Practitioner Program, Sub-Contract,2003-2007 (Program Director)
Professional Societies
American Nurses Association (ANA)
Association of California Nurse Leaders
California Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
National Nursing Honor Society, Sigma Theta Tau
Western Institute of Nursing
Last updated
11/14/2007