Leah Burt, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program
Department of Biobehavioral Nursing Science
845 S. Damen Ave., MC 802, Chicago, IL 60612
Dr. Leah Burt is a board certified Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. She maintains an active clinical practice at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System's Department of Emergency Medicine, Clinical Decision Unit (Observation Medicine). Dr. Burt's area of research expertise is is Nurse Practitioner education. Specifically, she is interested in evidenced-based strategies to teach diagnostic reasoning, as well as simulation-based educational research.
American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), Professional Funding Grant, PI
Burt, L. & Corbridge, S. (2018). Teaching Diagnostic Reasoning: A Review of Evidenced-Based Interventions. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship. 15(1), 1 – 14. https://DOI.org/10.1515/ijnes-2018-0003
Burt, L., & Corbridge, S. (2013). COPD Exacerbations: Evidence-based guidelines for assessment and management. American Journal of Nursing, 113(2):34-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.NAJ.0000426688.96330.60
2016, Faculty Award Honoring Extraordinary Nursing Faculty, Daisy Foundation
PhD, Nursing Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
Master of Science, Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Licensures and Certifications
ANCC Board Certified Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
State of Illinois Full Practice Authority Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society
American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF)
Burt., L., Park, C., Blackie, M., Yingling, S., Park, Y.S., & Kiser, B., Clark, L (2020, January). First death: The inner journey of learners in a patient death hybrid-simulation. Professor Rounds Abstract Poster Presentation, delivered at the 20th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH 2020), San Diego, CA.
Burt, L. (2018, April). Diagnostic reasoning: Evidenced-based educational interventions. Podium presentation, delivered at the 44th annual conference of the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF), Indianapolis, IN.