Yolanda Coleman PhD, MS, RN, FACHE, NEA-BC

Dr. Yolanda A. Coleman is an influential leader in the healthcare industry. Currently, she serves as the Chief Nursing Officer for Weiss Memorial hospital.  She has also worked as an Assistant Chief Nursing Officer and Executive Director of Care Transformation at Sinai Healthcare System. is the Assistant Vice President of Nursing at Saint Anthony Hospital, as well as an Assistant Professor of Nursing for Oak Point [formerly Resurrection] University.  She also previously served as the Director of Walter Payton Liver Center and Transplant/Surgical Services at UI Health and Administrative Director for Loyola Health. Dr. Coleman is a published researcher, business strategist, consultant, and community advocate.

Dr. Coleman graduated from Marquette University in 1996 with a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology and a minor in Chemistry. She earned her Master’s in Nursing from DePaul University where she serves as an Executive Board member for the Black Alumni Association, EZ Taylor Scholarship Foundation, and the Illinois Nurse Leader Association. In 2012, Dr. Coleman received her Doctorate in Nursing from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Coleman is a volunteer for Susan G. Komen and a guest speaker. She is also a certified Nurse Executive and a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.