Franklin A. Shaffer
Chief Executive Officer CGFNS International USA
CGFNS International USA
Franklin A. Shaffer, EdD, RN, FAAN, FFNMRCSI was previously executive vice president of Cross Country Healthcare and chief nursing officer for Cross Country Staffing. He was appointed by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO or the Joint Commission) to serve on their Nursing Advisory Council. Prior to his tenure with Cross Country Staffing, Dr Shaffer served as chief nursing officer at several medical centers, deputy director for the National League for Nursing and adjunct faculty in graduate nursing programs at Teachers College, Columbia University, Adelphi University and Hunter College. Dr Shaffer holds a doctorate of education in nursing administration, a master of education in nursing administration, and a master of arts in nursing administration and adult health from Teachers College, Columbia University. In 2002, Dr. Shaffer was inducted into the American Academy of Nursing.
Nursing & Healthcare