Robert Dorman, DNP, RN-BC, CCRN, C-NPT, CNL
Robert graduated from the University of Rochester School of Nursing in 1993 with a bachelor’s degree. After graduation, he began working as a pediatric nurse at Strong Memorial Hospital, and transferred to the pediatric ICU in 1995. In 1998, he relocated to Maryland to pursue a career as a pediatric transport nurse at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Returning to Rochester in 2004, Robert came back to the PICU, where he also assisted in leading the pediatric transport team and was instrumental in creating a free-standing pediatric transport team at Golisano Children’s Hospital.
In 2013, he became a full-time faculty member at the University of Rochester School of Nursing, where he is currently a senior teaching associate, teaching pediatric clinical and fundamental skills in the Accelerated Bachelor’s Program for Non-Nurses (ABPNN). In May 2015, Robert received his clinical nurse leader master’s degree, and in May 2017, he received his Doctor of Nursing Practice, both from the University of Rochester School of Nursing. He currently serves as the pediatric trauma program manager at Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center. In addition to teaching, Robert maintains clinical practice with the pediatric transport team, PICU and Pediatric Emergency Department at Golisano Children’s Hospital, as well as serving as a flight nurse with Mercy Flight Central. Robert has spoken locally, regionally and internationally on pediatric critical care and pediatric transport nursing. He has been recognized by his students as an excellent, personable instructor who makes things easy to understand.