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Jessica Peters, DNP, MS, RN, ACNP-BC

Assistant Professor
Jessica Peters
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Acute/Critical Care
  • Care Coordination
  • End of Life
  • Palliative Care
  • Pulmonary
  • Quality Improvement
  • Surgical
  • Transition of Care
  • Trauma


Jessica Peters has served as an acute care nurse practitioner within the Weinberg Critical Care Unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital unit since 2009. Prior to this position she worked in trauma critical care nursing since 2003. She received her doctoral of nursing practice and post masters nurse educator certificate in 2015 from Johns Hopkins and has served as adjunct clinical faculty within the acute care nurse practitioner program at the School of Nursing since 2015. She has taught within both the master’s program and has assisted with the curriculum development as the program has transitioned to a doctoral program. She has also mentored several Fuld Fellows during their quality improvement projects in patient safety and interprofessional communication and collaboration within critical care. Dr. Peters also serves as an active member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and has served on the society board review, advanced practice and patient family care subcommittees. Dr. Peters’ practice interests include care coordination, patient-family centered care, and unplanned critical care readmissions for patients with medical and surgical complexity.

Additional Resources

Below are selected resources. For more information, please see full CV.

  • Publications/Research

    Benson, A., Peters, J., Kennedy, C., Patch, M. (2022). In service to others: Serving leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic. OJIN, 27(1), 1-6.

    Allgood, S., Peters, J., Benson, A., McIltrot, K., Slater, T., Askt, L., Best, S., Galliastatos, P., …, Pandian V. (2021). Acquired laryngeal and subglottic stenosis following COVID-19- Preparing for the coming deluge. Journal Clinical Nursing, 000:1, 1-5.

    Peters, J., Slater,T., Maygers, J., Lantz-Garnish, M. (2021). Long COVID: Implications for acute and community care. Maryland Nurse Jrnl, Volume 23(1), 18-22.

    Peters, J., Aslakson, R., Wilson, M. (2018) Advanced practice registered nurse-directed care coordination interventions and outreach after critical illness. Journal for Nurse Practitioners, Volume 14(5), e1-3.

    Peters, J. (2017) Role of transitional care measures in the prevention of readmission after critical illness. Critical Care Nurse, 37: e10-e17.

  • Awards/Honors

    2020   Nursing Faculty Fellowship from Maryland Higher Education Commission

    2016   Nurse Faculty Scholarship Maryland Higher Education Commission

    2007   Department of Surgical Nursing Johns Hopkins Hospital Education Award

    2003   Academic Excellence Book Award University of Miami School of Nursing