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In today’s episode of the Marsha Marsha Marsha Podcast, we speak with Dr. Renee Thompson and journey to becoming a leading authority and sough-after speaker and consultant on eliminating bullying and incivility in the workplace.

With 27 years as a clinical nurse, nurse educator, quality manager, and nurse executive, Dr. Thompson now spends the majority of her time working with healthcare organizations that want to cultivate a healthy workforce.

Dr. Thompson is the Founder of The Healthy Workforce Institute. She has been repeatedly published, interviewed, and awarded for her work to educate, connect, and inspire current and future nurses.

In 2016, Dr. Thompson received the Nursing Excellence award as a nurse entrepreneur to honor her work to eliminate workplace bullying. She also received the first Outstanding Nursing Alumni for Excellence in Leadership Award and Distinguished Alumni recognition from her alma mater, and was a finalist in the Healthcare Heroes Awards as a Healthcare Provider in her hometown of Pittsburgh, PA.

Her blog has won numerous awards as a Top Nursing Blog “must-read” by the online nursing community and her anti-bullying videos are viewed by healthcare organizations around the world.

Dr. Thompson is one of only 26 nurses in the world who have achieved the prestigious Certified Speaking Professional designation and in 2018 was recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Ten Voices in Healthcare for her contribution to their global online healthcare community.

She has a Masters degree in Nursing Education and a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from the University of Pittsburgh.

Let’s welcome Dr. Thompson on the episode.


  • Click here to purchase Dr. Renee Thompson’s book entitled, From Exhaused to Extraordinary: Strategies to Reverse Nurse Fatigue.
  • Get Dr. Thompson’s newest resource: 5 Ways to Beat Burnout.
  • Want Renee to speak at your next event? Learn more here.
  • Check out all of the services provided by the Healthy Workforce Institute here.

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