Susan Paschke is a part-time instructor in the Nursing and Health Care Management program at Kent State University. She retired in 2016 from the Cleveland Clinic where she most recently served as the senior director for ambulatory nursing. Previous positions include chief clinical and quality officer at the Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio and roles as staff nurse, clinical manager, assistant director, administrator and associate chief nursing officer for operations during her career at the Cleveland Clinic. Paschke began her nursing career more than 40 years ago as an LPN and has experience in hospital inpatient care, ambulatory care and the home care and hospice arena. Her expertise is in clinical management, nursing leadership and quality improvement. Most recently, she served as the Interim Director of Ambulatory Services at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.