Lisa Day
Vice Dean for Educational InnovationClinical Professor 509-324-7455 SNRS 163 412 E. Spokane Falls Blvd., Spokane, WA 99202-2131

Dr. Day has been involved in academic and clinical practice education since 1999 and, since 2008, has consulted on several national nursing education-related projects including the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching’s National Study of Nursing Education and the first phase of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded project Quality and Safety Education in Nursing (QSEN).


  • PhD, University of California, San Francisco
  • MS, University of California, San Francisco
  • BSN, University of California, San Francisco
  • ADN, Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA


  • Nursing and interprofessional education
  • Bioethics and humanities
  • New RN transition to practice


  • Phenomenology
  • Ethnography
  • Narrative


  • Nursing education
  • Adult critical care


  • 2013-15: Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation Faculty Scholar in interprofessional health professions education
  • 2010-present: Certified Nurse Educator
  • 2000-present: member, Sigma Theta Tau International


Day, L., Zeihm, S.R., Jessup, M. A., Amedro, P., Dawson-Rose, C., Derouin, A., Kennedy, B. B., Manahan, S., Parish, A. L., Remen, R. N. (2017). The power of nursing: An innovative course in values clarification and self-discovery. Journal of Professional Nursing. 33(4), 267-70.

Day, L. Turner, K., Anderson, R.A., Mueller, C., McConnell, E.S., Corazzini, K. (2014) Teaching Delegation to RN Students. Journal of Nursing Regulation, 5(2), 10-15.

Hannewa, A F, Wendt, A L & Day, L. J. (2018) New Horizons in Patient Safety: Safe Communication; Evidence-based core Competencies with Case Studies from Nursing Practice. Berlin: DeGruyter.

Benner, P, Sutphen, M, Leonard, V & Day, L. (2010) Educating Nurses: A Call for Radical Transformation. San Francisco: Jossey Bass; Copyright: The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Updated 1/7/2019