Benjamin Smallheer PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, CCRN, CNE

Dr. Benjamin Smallheer is the Lead Faculty for the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program at Duke University School of Nursing, in Durham, North Carolina. As an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Dr. Smallheer has practiced in a variety of clinical settings, including the Emergency Department, high acuity Medical-Surgical Intensive Care, Long Term Acute Care, lead responder on a Nurse Practitioner based Rapid Response and Code Team, and for a Pulmonary Critical Care practice. He currently practices as an Acute Care Clinician in the Critical Care Unit at Duke Raleigh Hospital, within the Critical Care Medicine team. Dr. Smallheer has experience presenting to both national and international audiences on both clinical and non-clinical topics.