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Clint Taft, MS, RN

Clint Taft, MS, RN

  • Instructor of Clinical Nursing


  • Masters in Healthcare Leadership, 2005. University of Rochester, School of Nursing. Rochester, NY
  • BS in Nursing, 2001. Roberts Wesleyan College. Rochester, NY
  • AAS in Nursing, 1990. Monroe Community College. Rochester, NY


Clint Taft brings 35 years of nursing experience to his role as instructor of clinical nursing at the University of Rochester School of Nursing. Taft began his nursing career as an LPN in 1986 at Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw, NY. 

After graduating with his associate's degree from Monroe Community College, Taft worked on a medical step down unit and then started in the ICU at Highland Hospital in Rochester, NY. Over the next 15 years, Taft continued to work in the ICU and as the nursing supervisor as Highland Hospital. 

Taft earned his bachelor's degree from Roberts Wesleyan College and his master's from the University of Rochester School of Nursing. He has been teaching at the School of Nursing for 14 years.

Professional Experience

Instructor of Clinical Nursing,
University of Rochester, School of Nursing, Rochester, NY, US. Current

Staff Nurse ICU,
Highland Hospital (Critical Care Nursing), Rochester, NY, US. 1992 - 2005

Admissions Coordinator,
Highland Hospital, Rochester, NY, US. 2001 - 2002

Nursing Supervisor,
Highland Hospital (Nursing Administration), Rochester, NY, US. 1995 - 2002


Outstanding Faculty Colleague
University of Rochester, SON, 2014

Who’s Who Award
Roberts Wesleyan College, 2003


Creating a Teaching Village: a DEU clinical/academic partnership.
The Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD), 2014
Coronado Spri, Florida

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