Phyllis Quinlan, RN-BC

Phyllis Quinlan, RN-BC

Internal Coach
Cohen Children's Medical Center

Phyllis Quinlan, RN-BC, is the internal coach at Cohen Children’s Medical Center, where she works with individuals to identify and utilize character strengths to increase self-awareness, resilience and effectiveness.

A certified transformational coach, Dr. Quinlan specializes in the unique needs of nurses and other health care professionals who are challenged with the emotional impact of compassion/empathy fatigue and career transition. She is also certified in emotional intelligence and applied positive psychology.

Dr. Quinlan has more than 40 years of nursing experience, working in a variety of clinical and educational roles. She joined Northwell Health in 2012 as director of education at the Stern Family Center for Rehabilitation and assumed her coaching role at Cohen Children’s in 2016. In 2017, she was the co-recipient of a Press Ganey Success Story Award for her podium presentation, “Using Emotional Intelligence & Coaching to Build Resilience in Nurses.”

Dr. Quinlan holds a bachelor’s degree from Molloy College, a master’s from The New School and a PhD from Warren National University.