Patricia Schroeder, M.S.N.

Patricia Schroeder
Patricia Schroeder, M.S.N.Marquette University

Clark Hall, 363

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-0658

Director for Strategic Initiatives/Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing

Highest Degree

M.S.N. – Marquette University

Courses Taught

  • Quality Improvement and Patient Safety in Healthcare
  • Quality and patient Safety in Nursing

Research Interests

My career and scholarship has been about health systems leadership and improving quality and patient safety. I have incorporated executive leadership roles with academic engagement and value mentoring new leaders. I am fascinated and inspired by the dramatic transformation of health care delivery today.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Nursing
  • American Nurses Association/Wisconsin Nurses Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau International/ Delta Gamma At Large Chapter Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Wisconsin League for Nursing


  • Health Systems Leadership
  • Organizational Transformation
  • Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
  • Mental Health

Selected Publications

Served as founding editor of the Journal of Nursing Care Quality, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.

Published six texts and multiple book chapters and articles and newsletters on healthcare quality.

Honors and Awards

Administrator of the Year, Delta Gamma at Large Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau Intl

Woman of Influence Award.  Milwaukee Business Journal

Best Leader Recognition in ADVANCE for NURSES for the Chicago/Wisconsin/Indiana Area

Inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing

Outstanding Alumna for Marquette University Nursing Alumna Association

Founder’s Award, Dorothy Garrigus Adams Award for Excellence in Fostering Professional Standards, Sigma Theta Tau International.

Namesake for the Patricia Schroeder Award for Innovations in Quality, granted for 9 years by Mosby Publishers.