Pulmonary Vascular Disease - Pulmonary Hypertension
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Parker, C. (Ed.)., Lee, A.J., Alonzo, R., Lipsky, C., Ortega, Y. I., Salveson, S.A., & McCloy, K. (2021). PH Professional Network: Obesity and Pulmonary Hypertension. Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension. 20 (3): 89–91. doi:

McRae, M.E., Chan, A., Hulett, R., Lee, A.J., & Coleman, B. (2017). The effectiveness of and satisfaction with high-fidelity simulation to teach cardiac surgical resuscitation skills to nurses. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing, 40, 64-69.

McRae., M.E., Chan, A., Lee, A.J., Hulett, R., & Coleman, B. (2017). Team-based learning improves staff nurses’ knowledge of open and closed chest cardiac surgical resuscitation. Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, 36(1), 60-67.


Transition Between Oral and Parenteral Therapies: A Multicenter Panel Discussion. PHA’s 2021 PH Professional Network (PHPN) Symposium. October 3, 2021

Keeping the right Heart on the Right Track with PH . Camp del Corazon Happy Heart Festival 2020. Irvine, CA. February 22, 2020

Healthcare Simulation. Rotary Club of Downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA. November 15, 2018

Simulation as an Aid to Adverse Event Investigation, Hospital Based Simulation Committee. Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH). July 17, 2018 (Webinar)

Addressing the Gap: Early Recognition of Patient Deterioration, NACNS. Austin, Tx. March 2018

Lessons Learned Designing Interprofessional Airway Management Simulation, IMSH. Los Angeles, CA. January 2018

Making Multi-Professional Simulation Work in Patient Safety Investigation, S3 Asia’s First Collaborative Simulation Conference. Singapore October 2017

Simulation as a Teaching Strategy; The Role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist, Annual California Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists Conference. Santa Barbara, CA. October 2017

There is No “I” in Team Work, International Network for Health Workforce Education. Porto, Portugal July 2017

Looking Back to Plan for the Future; Revitalizing the Code Blue/Rapid Response Team. A.J. Lee, C. Bugais, J. Buckles, E. Dulce, J. Laguna, F. Ferozali, R. Metcalfe-Smith. International Society of Rapid Response Systems & Medical Emergency Teams Annual Conference.  Chicago, Il. May 2017

Where do we begin? Starting up a RRT/Code Blue Committee C. Bugais, A.J. Lee, J. Buckles, J. Laguna, F. Ferozali. International Society of Rapid Response Systems & Medical emergency Teams Annual Conference. Chicago, Il. May 2017

Revamping the Rapid Response Team Through a CNS Lens. C. Bugais, A. Lee, J. Buckles, E. Dulce. National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA. March 2017 


2021 Drivers of Change Award - Clinical Nurse Specialist Team, UCLA Health, CENTER


  • Redesign and implement prostacyclin order set and policy in collaboration with Pharmacy Team
  • Support patient, staff and health system as a clinical expert of pulmonary hypertension team member
  • Support expansion of the pulmonary vascular disease program within the UCLA health system