Beth Ulrich is a past president of ANNAand Editor of the Nephrology Nursing Journal. In addition, Dr. Ulrich is a Professor in the doctoral program at theUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing. She is a Fellow in the American College ofHealthcare Executives and a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. Dr. Ulrich has numerous publications andpresentations to her credit on topics including nephrology nursing, nurses'work environments, and how new graduate nurses transition into professionalnurses. Her book, Mastering Precepting, was named a 2012 AJN Book of theYear. Her most recent book is MasteringSimulation.