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Ellen Gajewski, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE, ACNS-BC, CHSE

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Assistant Professor
Human Health Building, Room 2030
(248) 364-8735
[email protected]


Ms. Gajewski has been teaching at Oakland University since 2010, implementing innovative teaching strategies in her classrooms, including a flipped classroom, team-based learning, simulation, and piloting the use of an academic electronic health record. She also works with the clinical instructors at the junior level and has presented workshops for all of the clinical instructors in the undergraduate program.


  • PhD Educational Leadership - Oakland University
  • Post-Masters Graduate Certificate: Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist – University of Detroit Mercy
  • MSN in Nursing Education – Oakland University
  • BSN – Madonna College

Research Area Interests:

  • English as Second Language Students
  • Simulation in Nursing Education
  • Nursing Education
  • Medical/Surgical Nursing

Professional Affiliations:

  • Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses
  • American Nurses Association
  • National League of Nurses
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • Society for Simulation in Healthcare

School of Nursing

Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
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(248) 364-8733

M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. closed daily 12 p.m.-1 p.m.