Gregory L. Crow

Gregory L. Crow, EdD, RN

Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Faculty
Bach Mai Medical Nursing School
Ha Noi, Viet Nam

Adjunct Professor
University of San Francisco
San Francisco

Professor Emeritus
Sonoma State University
Rohnert Park, CA

1995 - Present
Sr. Consultant
Tim Porter-O'Grady Associates
Atlanta, GA

Emphasis in leadership and management development, shared governance, magnet, strategic planning, team building and customer service.


BSN, University of California San Francisco
MSN, University of California San Francisco
Ed.D., University of San Francisco

Selected Publications and Presentations

Crow, G.L. & DeBourgh, G.A. (2009). Combining Diffusion of Innovation, Complex Adaptive Healthcare Organizations, and Whole System Shared Governance: 21 Century Alchemy. In: Porter-O'Grady, T. & Malloch, K. Innovation Leadership: Creating the Landscape of Health Care Jones & Bartlett: Boston.

Crow, G.L. & Nambayan, A. (2009). The Global Mission of Nursing. In: Nursing Management: Principles and Practice (2 ed) (In press). Gullate, M. (Ed.). Pittsburg, Oncology Nursing Society Press.

Native American Health Services. National Symposium. Anchorage, AK. Keynote Address: Nurse Empowerment. May 2008

People-to-People China. Nurse Educator Delegation. June 2007

United States Air Force Nursing Corp Annual Leadership Conference, San Antonio, TX. Keynote Address. March 2006

Crow, G.L. (2006). Diffusion of Innovation:  The Leaders' Role In Creating the Organizational Context for Evidenced-based Practice. Nursing Administration Quarterly 30:3.

National Gerontological Nursing Association Keynote Address. Myrtle Beach, SC. October 2005.

Einstein Medical Center, Saul Paulo, Brazil. Shared Governance, Care Delivery Model. Management Development. April 26 - May 7, 2004.

National Nurse Staff Development Organization Annual Meeting, Keynote Address "Surely This Isn't What Flo Had In Mind". July 30, 2004 San Diego, CA

Icelandic Nurse's Association and the Icelandic Health Ministry.  Keynote speaker and consultant, Financial Management in Health Care and Nursing.  May 28 - 31, 2002.

New Zealand Health Ministry. Speaker and consultant, Managing Change, Transition to Prospective Payment Systems, and Management Development Training.  July 6 - 12, 2002.

"Vertical Organizations and Horizontal Patients:  A System View of Health Care Organizations."  Case Management Society of Australia Annual Conference, Melbourne, Australia.  February, 2001.

Chairperson and Category Judge, International Healthcare Film Festival. May 2000 to present.

Crow, G.L. Knowing Self.  In, Bower, F.L. (2000). Nurses Taking the Lead: Qualities of Effective Leadership. Saunders: Philadelphia.

Crow, G.L. Health Care Economics. In Hitchcock, J.E., Schubert, P.E. & Thomas, S.A. (1999). Community Health Nursing:  Caring in Action. New York: Delmar.

Crow, G.L., (1998). The entrepreneurial personality: Building a sustainable future for self and the profession. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 22, (2).  Winter.

Crow, G.L. (1997). After the merger:  The dilemma of the best leadership approach for nursing. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 21,(2) Winter.

Crow, G. L. (1996). Develop a change management strategy. Journal of Nursing Administration, 26 (2), 17-18.

Crow, G.L. (1996). The business of planning your practice: Success is no accident. Advanced Practice Nursing Quarterly, 2 (1), 1-7.

Crow, G.L.  (1996). Shared governance in the world of chaos, change and evolution. The Journal of SharedGovernance,2(3), 13-18.

International Association of Management. Toronto, Canada. "University and Corporate Joint Venture with Distance Learning for Graduate Education in Leadership and Management" August, 1996.

French American AIDS Support Group. Consultant for organization and delivery of AIDS support services in Paris; Montpellier; Nimes; and La Rochelle, France.April, 1996.

Contributor: "The Nurse Manager Problem Solver" edited by Tim Porter-O'Grady, Mosby Publisher. June 1994