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Ellyn Rackoff Bushkin

Ellyn Rackoff Bushkin, American nursing administrator. Certified oncology nurse. Recipient 40 Under 40 award Crain's New York Business, 1988.

Background

Bushkin, Ellyn Rackoff was born on July 31, 1952 in Queens, New York, United States. Daughter of Anson and Grace (Lipkin) Rackoff.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1974. MSN, Hunter College, 1980.

Career

Staff nurse, Clinical Center Neoplastic Diseases, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, 1974-1975;senior clinical nurse, Clinical Center Neoplastic Diseases, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, 1975-1976;oncology nurse supervisor department neoplastic diseases, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, 1976-1979;oncology nurse coordinator, clinical nurse specialist, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, 1979-1982;assistant director nursing, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, 1982-1984;clinical director nursing, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, since 1986;clinical nurse specialist, Palisades Oncology Associations, Pomona, New York, 1984-1986;director, Oncoloy Nurse Associations, Suffern, New York, since 1984;director nursing, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, since 1984. Chairman oncology nursing committee Cancer and Leukemia Group B, 1980-1983. Nurse volunteer Reach to Recovery Program, American Cancer Society, 1980-1986.

Clinical preceptor, clinical nurse specialist curriculum Hunter College-Bellevue School Nursing Graduate Program, 1980-1984. Member nurses' advising committee American Cancer Society, New York City division, 1981-1984. Member professional advisory board Visiting Health Svc.

Passaic (New Jersey), 1985-1987. National advisory board Leukemia Society American, 1985-1988. Board directors Self-Help Group for Women with Breast Cancer, since 1980.

Membership

Board trustees The Oncology Nursing Foundation, Pittsburgh, 1986-1988, president, since 1988. Member Oncology Nursing Society (research committee 1986-1988), American Society Clinical Oncolory, International Society Nurses in Cancer Care, American Nurses Association, American Organisation Nurse Executives, Latin American Parents assosiation, New York State Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau. F C.

Connections

Married Bernard Bushku, February 23, 1975. 1 child, Emily Rackoff.