Suzanne Gordon is an award-winning journalist and author. She has written for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, The Atlantic , The Nation, The American Prospect, The Washington Monhtly, the Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, JAMA, The Annals of Internal Medicine, The BMJ, and others. She is the co-editor of the Culture and Politics of Healthcare Work series at Cornell University Press.
Suzanne is the author or co-author of ten books including Life Support: Three Nurses on the Front Lines, Beyond the Checklist: What Else Healthcare Can Learn from Aviation Teamwork and Safety. Her latest book, The Battle for Veterans’ Healthcare: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Policy Making and Patient Care will be published in the Spring of 2017 by Cornell Publishing. For her coverage of VA Healthcare, Suzanne has received the DAV’s 2017 Special Recognition Award.
Suzanne is the co-editor of eight books, including Collaborative Caring: Stories and Reflections on Teamwork in Healthcare (January 2015), edited with David L. Feldman and Michael Leonard and First Do Less Harm: Confronting Inconvenient Problems in Patient Safety, edited with Ross Koppel (May 2012). She is co-author of From Silence to Voice: What Nurses Know and Must Communicate to the Public. She recently edited When Chicken Soup Isn’t Enough: Stories of Nurses Standing Up For Themselves, Their Patients and Their Profession.
She is co-author, with Lisa Hayes, of the play about interprofessional practice in healthcare entitled Bedside Manners
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Suzanne is a Visiting Professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, an Affiliated scholar with the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine’s Wilson Centre, and, with Lisa Hayes, has written a play about patient safety and teamwork entitled Bedside Manners.