Jacqueline Newton, RN, MSN, CPEN, NE-BC is the Director of Medical and Surgical Nursing at Children's National Hospital in Washington, D.C. She earned her master's degree in Nursing and Clinical Informatics from Walden University. Previously, she obtained her bachelor's degree in Nursing from Texas Tech University. Her clinical experience includes Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), air and ground critical care transport, Emergency Center and Acute Care. As a dedicated and committed leader,Ms. Newton has also led ancillary departments, nursing operations, and project teams for an electronic health record design. Influential and results driven, she has a strong interest in quality, safety and team development.