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Kathleen E. Fitzpatrick Rosenbaum, PhD, RN

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Kathleen E. Fitzpatrick Rosenbaum, PhD, RN


Kathleen E. Fitzpatrick Rosenbaum, PhD, RN completed her PhD at the University of Pennsylvania at the Center for Health Outcomes & Policy Research. She is an interdisciplinary health services researcher working at Yale University in the School of Nursing, the School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy & Management, the school of Medicine, and the Yale New Haven Hospital. Her overarching goal is to identify and engage healthcare change agents to improve patient-centered care, patient experience, and patient outcomes by leveraging nursing. Dr. Rosenbaum researches hospital performance on patient safety and quality of care indicators to identify high hospital and healthcare system performers to develop and implement interventions to improve hospital and system performance across the country. Currently she is studying the impact of hospital and healthcare system mergers on nurses, nursing care, and nurse-sensitive patient outcomes.

Education & Training

  • National Clinician Scholar
    Yale University (2025)
  • T32 Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Public Health
    Yale University (2025)
  • Nursing Research Fellow
    Yale New Haven Hospital (2025)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Yale University (2025)
  • Predoctoral Fellow
    University of Pennsylvania (2023)
  • Associate Fellow
    University of Pennsylvania (2023)
  • RN
    George Mason University, Nursing (2013)
  • PhD
    University of Pennsylvania

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