Frankie Hamilton is a Nurse Administrator at New York Presbyterian, Weill Cornell Medical Center, in New York City. He has a 4-year background as a high school chemistry and biology teacher and has been a registered nurse for nine years, working at the bedside in direct patient care for four years, and working in management for the last five. Frankie completed a 12-month BSN program at SUNY Stony Brook, an MBA in Strategic Healthcare Management at Hofstra University, and an MSN in Adult Gerontology/ Primary Care Nursing at Hunter College. Currently, he is a PhD candidate at New York University where his research interests focus on substance abuse.
Frankie serves on the board of the NYC Chapter of Men In Nursing, where he acts as membership liaison, and he is a member of the National Association for Healthcare Quality, the American Association for Men in Nursing, and the American Nurses Association. He holds three certifications in nursing leadership, progressive care, and critical care. Frankie is also a Lieutenant in the United States Navy Nurse Corps where he serves as senior nursing officer and contributes to the overall improvement of naval healthcare.
Currently, Frankie is in charge of hospital operations but he leverages this role to encourage staff to always implement the sepsis bundle and he is able to help spearhead projects revolving around sepsis care performance improvement. He continues to work per diem as a sepsis quality specialist where he collects and reports sepsis data to the NYS Department of Health and works to improve sepsis treatment. Frankie hopes to utilize his nursing knowledge and varied professional and educational experiences to effect large scale change in sepsis care and to continue to raise sepsis awareness in alignment with the goals of the Sepsis Alliance Clinical Community.