Clinical Assistant Professor
Program Director of FNP & AACNP Programs
Lienhard School of Nursing
163 William Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Phone: (212) 609-5009
Education: Dr. Renee McLeod-Sordjan received her doctorate, BSN and MSN from Pace University.
Areas of Expertise: Critical care, Women’s Health, Ethics, End of Life
Current Area of Research: Moral Reasoning, Advanced Care Planning Communication, Health Literacy, Education simulation practices
Professional Experience: Professor McLeod-Sordjan is a Nurse Practitioner for the Department of Medicine at North Shore LIJ at Franklin and a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner in private practice. She is currently a Medical Ethics Attending for the Department of Medicine in the North Shore- LIJ Health System. Professor McLeod-Sordjan has been adjunct professor for the graduate department of New York University. Presently she is clinical assistant professor in the Lienhard School of Nursing Graduate Department.
Awards and Honors:
Johnson & Johnson AACN Minority Faculty Scholar, Scholarship, July 2012
American Association College of Nursing, Novice Faculty Clinical Teaching Award, June 2012
Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society, Scholastic Merit, January 2011
Bronx Health Community Network Service Award, Clinician of the Year, May 2009
Alpha Chi Honor Society, Pace University, Scholastic Merit, June 1986
List of Recent Publications:
McLeod-Sordjan, R. (2014). Transitioning to the DNP. Cultural conflict of the clinical doctorate in America. Online Journal of Cultural Competence in Nursing and Healthcare, 4(1), 17-28. doi:10.9730/ojccnh.org/v4n1a2
McLeod-Sordjan, R. (2013). Human Becoming: Death Acceptance: Facilitated Communication with Low English Proficient Patients at End of Life. Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing. Pending Publication. Accepted May 2013.
Singleton, J. & McLeod-Sordjan, R. (2013). Chapter 5 Evidence-based practice from a public health perspective. In M. Truglio-Londrigan & S. Lewenson (Eds.). Public Health Nursing: Practicing Population-Based Care ( pp. 131-149). Burlington: Jones & Bartlett.
McLeod-Sordjan, R. (2013). Death Preparedness: A Concept Analysis. Journal of Advanced Nursing
McLeod-Sordjan, R. (2013). Evaluating Moral Reasoning in Nursing Education. Nursing Ethics. http://nej.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/11/13/0969733013505309.abstract
McLeod-Sordjan, R., Krajewski, B., Jean-Baptiste, P., Barone, J., Worral, P. (2011). Effectiveness of patient-caregiver dyad discharge interventions on hospital readmissions of elderly patients with community acquired pneumonia: a systematic review. JBI Library of Systematic Reviews; 9(14): 437-463.
McLeod-Sordjan, R. (2011). Assessing functional health literacy among Hispanic elders with chronic disease. Journal for Nurse Practitioners; 7(10): 839-846.
McLeod-Sordjan, R. Podium, National Association of Hispanic Nurses, “Cultural Dissonance, PhD and DNP”, Miami, Fla, July 2014.
McLeod-Sordjan, R. Poster, End of Life Nursing Education Conference (ELNEC), “Human Becoming: Death Acceptance: Facilitated Communication with Low English Proficient Patients at End of Life”, Rutgers University, New Jersey, June 7, 2013.
McLeod-Sordjan, R. and Thomas, S. Podium Presentation. Nurse Practitioner Association Annual Meeting, “Role Development for the Doctor of Nursing Practice”, Nurse Practitioner Association, Saratoga Springs, NY, October 23, 2012.
McLeod- Sordjan, R. Poster. National Conference for Nurse Practitioner. “Health Literacy: Assessing the Hispanic Elder.” Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Orlando, Fla, May 16, 2012.
McLeod-Sordjan,R. Poster. Doctor of Nursing Practice Conference. “Health Literacy: Assessing the Hispanic Elder.” Doctor of Nursing Practice, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri, September 2012.
Ferrara, L.; Cooney, M and McLeod-Sordjan, R. Podium Presentation, Nurse Practitioner Association Annual Meeting, “ Experiential Learning: Leaving the Classroom Behind”. Nurse Practitioner Association, Saratoga Springs, NY, October 29, 2011.
Singleton, J. K. and McLeod-Sordjan, R. Podium Presentation. NONPF. “Enhancing Education & Eliminating Health Barriers: Embracing Diversity in a Doctor of Nursing Practice Program”, NONPF, Washington, DC, April 17, 2010.