Susan Chapman, RN, PhD, FAAN

Prof & Director, Policy Progs
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3333 California Street, Rm 455Q
UCSF Box 0612
San Francisco, CA 94118
United States

Susan A. Chapman, PhD, RN, FAAN is Professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, UCSF School of Nursing, Healthforce Center and the Institute for Health Policy Studies. She is Co-Director of the Masters and Doctoral programs in Health Policy at the School of Nursing. Her scholarly work focuses on health workforce research and health policy analysis. Susan’s workforce research focuses on transforming health workforce roles in new models of care and payment reform, the long term care workforce, and advanced practice nurses in behavioral health. Over the past 18 years she has been PI, Co-PI, or Co-Investigator for over 35 grants and contracts at the local, state, national, and global level. She served on a NAM committee to address health care workforce needs for an aging U.S. population. Susan received her B.S. from the University of Iowa, her M.S from Boston College, her M.P.H from Boston University, and her PhD in Health Services and Policy Analysis from UC Berkeley.
Honorary Appointment: Professor, University of Technology Sydney, 2013
Selected as Fellow, American Academy of Nursing, 2012
Dissertation Grant, American Cancer Society California Division, 1997
The Wellness Scholarship Grant for Doctoral Study, University of California, Berkeley, 1996
Fellowship in Health Policy Management, Pew Memorial Trust, 1983
National Institute of Mental Health Training Grant, National Institute of Mental Health, 1976
BSN, 1972 - Nursing, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Job Satisfaction
Emergency Medical Technicians
Nurse Practitioners
Allied Health Personnel
Personnel Turnover
Peer Support Providers
Long Term Care Workforce
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners
New Models Of Care
Medical Assistants
Behavioral Health
Community Health Workers