Pam Cipriano is currently the First Vice-President of ICN and serves as Dean of the University of Virginia School of Nursing. She was President of the American Nurses Association from 2014-2018 During her over 40-year career, she has led efforts to advance the role and visibility of nurses and increase nursing’s impact and influence on policy. Dr Cipriano has also served on the Board of Directors of the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the American Academy of Nursing. She is a leader in the National Academy of Medicine’s Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience, which is addressing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the physical and mental health of all clinicians. She was the inaugural Editor-in-Chief of the journal American Nurse Today. ICN was elected as ICN President for the 2021-2025 term and will take up the position immediately following Congress.