PhD, MBA, RN, CCRN-K, NEA-BE, FACHE
Chief Nursing Officer,
UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center
David Bailey's background spans more than 25 years in nursing management, including leadership positions in critical care, cardiovascular and cardiac rehab nursing, and pulmonary and rehabilitation medicine at hospitals in Florida, Tennessee, Georgia, and South Carolina before moving to California to join UCLA Health.
David has published several articles, and his research revolves around authentic leadership practices in executive-level nursing. He has also presented at ALSN’s international conference on various topics, conducted webinars, and participated in panel discussions, the most recent being for Becker’s Healthcare.
Doctorate in Nursing (PhD)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Medical University of South Carolina
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Medical University of South Carolina
Master in Business Administration (MBA), University of Phoenix
David Bailey's professional affiliations include the Association for Leadership Science in Nursing (ALSN) where he is actively engaged at the national and international level on several initiatives; he currently serves as President-Elect for this organization. He also holds membership in the American College of Healthcare Executives where he has earned the distinction of being a Fellow (FACHE). He is also a member of the American Nurses Association and is certified as a Nurse Executive through this organization. He also holds memberships in the American Organization of Nurse Leaders and the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.
Peer - Reviewed
Valle, Y.; Tobias; M.K., Galuska, L.A.; Bailey, K.D. (2021). Three Threads for Weaving Nursing Excellence into the Fabric of an Organization. Nurse Leader. doi:10.1016/j.mnl.2021.08.007.
Bailey, K.D.; De Santis J.P. (2021). Certification for Nurse Leaders: Recommendations for Practice. Nurse Leader, 19(3). doi.10.1016/j.mnl.2021.02.009.
Losty, M.; Bailey, K.D. (2021). “Leading through Chaos: Perspectives from Nurse Executives.” Nursing Administration Quarterly, 45(2). doi:10.1097/NAQ.0000000000000456.
Bailey, K.D.; Cardin, S. (2018). “Engagement in Nursing: One Organization’s Success.” Nursing Administration Quarterly, 42(3). doi:10.1097/NAQ.0000000000000296.
Editor - Reviewed
Nelson-Brantley, H.V.; Bailey, K.D.; Batcheller, J.; Caramanica, L.; Cherry, B.; Snow, F.; Warshawsky, N. (2021). “Nurses Taking the Lead: A Look Back to Move Forward.” JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration, 51(3). doi:10.1097/nna.0000000000000980.
Nelson-Brantley, H.V.; Bailey, K.D.; Batcheller, J.; Caramanica, L.; Lyman, B.; Snow, F. (2020). “Disruptive Innovation: Impact for Practice, Policy, and Academia.” JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration, 50(2). doi:10.1097/NNA.0000000000000843.
Nelson-Brantley, H.V.; Bailey, K.D.; Batcheller, J.; Benard, N.; Caramanica, L.; Snow, F. (2019). “Grassroots to Global: The Future of Nursing Leadership.” JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration, 3(49). doi:10.1097/NNA.0000000000000723.
Bailey, K.D. (2019). “Examination of Authentic Leadership in Nurse Executives in Magnet and Non-Magnet Hospitals: A correlational study.” ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global, (2317920867).