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Professional Development Framework

This Web site was designed with you in mind — to inspire you, inform you and assist you in your professional journey in our progressive and exciting nursing community. Whether you are just starting your career with us or have been here for a long time, you will find opportunity and support for your goals. Designed by nurses, for nurses, the Professional Development Framework is founded on the principle of abundance in recognition of the powerful role that nurses play in our world class Health System. 

Important Framework News!

All nurses applying for advancement in the Professional Development Framework & Role Specific Advancement Model are asked to “Declare their intent to apply” (per Contract Language).  If you have any questions, please contact usYou can also reach us by opening your email, selecting “new E-mail” and filling in the “To” field with the following address:

A PDF/RSAM coach is now available (per Contract Language).  She is prepared to assist you with your application process, including portfolio elements as well as getting ready for your interview with the Central Committee review panel. Please access the coach by clicking on Contact Framework Team above.  To read more about our coach process, please go to the Coach page.


Target Audience:UMHS Nurses | Author/Contact: Stephanie Minerath
Last reviewed: 11/9/2015
by April Stingo