Linda Briggs

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Program Director, Adult-Gero. Acute Care Nurse Practitioner; Associate Professor (Tenured)
The George Washington University School of Nursing


Linda A. Briggs is a tenured associate professor of nursing and director of the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program. Her leadership roles have included president of the Nurse Practitioner Association of the District of Columbia, president of the Greater Washington Area Chapter of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and member of the Cardiovascular Standing Committee at the National Quality Forum. She has served in a variety of practice roles, including as a cardiovascular surgery program coordinator, a hospitalist nurse practitioner and a nurse practitioner for an interventional cardiology service. Dr. Briggs has been educating nurse practitioner students since 1996 and maintains dual certification as both an adult nurse practitioner and an acute care nurse practitioner. She is a fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, a 2017 recipient of the GW Bender Teaching Award and was recently named a Fulbright Scholar.