Lisa M. Pierce, APRN
Specialties: Pediatrics - Critical Care Medicine
Areas of Expertise Advanced Practice Fellowship Programs, Advanced Practice Leadership, Congenital Heart Disease
Title(s) Director of Advanced Practice Education and Fellowship Programs - OSF HealthCare
Medical Education Rush University (Chicago, IL)
Board Certification(s) Acute Care Pediatrics - Pediatric Nursing Certification Board
Professional Certification(s) Basic Life Support (BLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Research Interests Advanced Practice Fellowships, Burnout and Stress in Advanced Practice Providers, Evaluation of Advanced Practice Provider Fellows, Role Transition for Advanced Practice Providers
Professional Memberships National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nurses, Association of Post-Graduate APRN Programs
Publications View List
Associated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center
Lisa Pierce, DNP, APRN, CPNP-AC is the Director of Advanced Practice Education and Fellowship Programs for OSF HealthCare in Peoria, Illinois.
She oversees the education for all advanced practice providers (nurse practitioners and physician assistants) within the system, and has created and leads several simulation-enhanced education programs for advanced practice providers, including a system-wide orientation and 3 fellowship tracks.
Lisa has worked for OSF HealthCare since 2001. Starting as a registered nurse at the Children’s Hospital of Illinois in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, she then obtained a Masters in Acute/Chronic Care pediatrics in 2009 from Rush University in Chicago, IL, followed by a Doctorate of Nursing Practice in Systems Leadership from Rush University in 2016.
Her nurse practitioner experience has been focused at the OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois, serving as a pediatric acute care nurse practitioner in the PICU since 2010 and at Almost Home Kids since 2018.
Lisa’s research interests include advanced practice role transition, advanced practice fellowships, and burnout in APPs.
She is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.