Christine Schulman, President-Elect
July 2016 – June 2017
Christine Schulman, MS, RN, CNS, CCRN, serves a one-year term as president-elect of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) board of directors from July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017. She served a three-year term as director from July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2016, and one year as treasurer from July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015.
Schulman is a critical care and trauma clinical nurse specialist at Legacy Health System in Portland, Oregon. She was previously a trauma and critical care nursing consultant and the trauma and surgery clinical nurse specialist at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. She worked at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland for 12 years as a staff nurse and charge nurse in the Surgical and Trauma ICU. Earlier in her career she held critical care and emergency nursing positions in Wyoming and Colorado.
An AACN Circle of Excellence award recipient in 2012, Schulman is a member of AACN’s Greater Portland Chapter and serves on its Symposium Planning Committee. She also is a member of the Mountain to Sound Chapter in Seattle. Schulman served on the AACN Nominating Committee from 2008-2009 and 2014-2015, and was chair of the AACN Research Work Group in 2006. Schulman’s other professional affiliations include the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
Schulman has published numerous articles and book chapters on trauma and critical care topics, evidence-based practice and the role of the clinical nurse specialist. She has been a contributing editor and manuscript editor for Critical Care Nurse, an editorial board member for AACN Advanced Critical Care and a section editor and author of “AACN Advanced Critical Care Nursing,” first edition.
Schulman earned a Master of Science in Nursing from Oregon Health & Science University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Wyoming.