CAROL J. PETERSON, PH.D., R.N.
The National Commission on Nursing was created in 1980 by the American Hospital Association, Hospital Research and Educational Trust, and American Hospital Supply Corporation to serve as an independent body for inquiry into the nationwide nursing shortage and related issues in hospital management, nursing practice, and nursing education. With a roster of 30 commissioners from nursing, hospital management, and medicine that reads like a Who's Who in the health care field, the commission has received nationwide written and oral testimony on the various issues within its charge. The Commission's recently published Initial Report and Preliminary Recommendations deals extensively with the
PETERSON CJ. The New Nurse and the New Physician. Ann Intern Med. ;96:374–375. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-96-3-374
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(3):374-375.
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