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Elizabeth Smith CNO

As Chief Nursing Officer I am fully committed to leading our team in the delivery of high-tech, high-touch, quality patient care. My role is to foster an environment founded upon evidence-based practice, to encourage personal and professional development and growth. Also, I aim to empower my team to take part in the decision-making process through participation in shared governance to positively impact the provision of care. Additionally, I aim to cultivate and enhance the potential of our staff as well as recruit talent whose skills will align with our mission, vision, values and philosophy. 

Our nursing leaders will provide the guidance to help identify and create improvement initiatives and provide the tools needed for advancement. Through encouragement and productive feedback, nurses are empowered to deliver compassionate and effective care. Through the implementation of best practices, nurses will drive optimal outcomes. If you are looking for a cutting-edge practice environment where you can pursue a career path in a variety of specialties, I challenge you to take advantage of the opportunity to join our spirited team.

Thank you!

Elizabeth Smith, DNP, RN
Chief Nursing Officer
University of Miami Hospital & Clinics (UMHC)

Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.
Joel A. Barker