Why DNPs of Color Matter

The Nurse Keith Show

Why DNPs of Color Matter

May 24, 2024

Why DNPs of Color Matter

On episode 475 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing and healthcare career podcast, Keith interviews Dr. Danielle McCamey, DNP, ACNP-BC, FCCP. In the course of their conversation, Keith and Dr. McCamey discuss DNPs of Color (DOC), the non-profit organization of which she is the founder, president, and CEO.

With a mission to “serve DNPs of color through networking, mentorship and advocacy to increase diversity in doctoral studies, clinical practice, and leadership,” DOC is a thriving community that is catalyzing more inclusive representation of doctorally-prepared individuals within the nursing profession.

Dr. Danielle McCamey, DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC, FCCP is a mentor, nurse motivator, and expert critical care advanced practice clinician. She has over 20 years of nursing experience and over a decade as an acute care nurse practitioner.

In her current role as Assistant Dean for Strategic Partnerships at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Dr. McCamey is at the forefront of driving meaningful collaborations and alliances. Her strategic acumen and visionary leadership have played a pivotal role in shaping the school’s approach to fostering inclusivity and diversity.

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Nurse Keith is a holistic career coach for nurses, professional podcaster, published author, award-winning blogger, inspiring keynote speaker, and successful nurse entrepreneur. Connect with Nurse Keith at, and on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

Nurse Keith lives in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico with his lovely wife, Shada McKenzie, a highly gifted traditional astrologer and reader of the tarot. You can find Shada at The Circle and the Dot.

The Nurse Keith Show is a proud member of The Health Podcast Network, one of the largest and fastest-growing collections of authoritative, high-quality podcasts taking on the tough topics in health and care with empathy, expertise, and a commitment to excellence. The podcast is adroitly produced by Rob Johnston of 520R Podcasting.

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