Lena Choudhary has been a professor of nursing for over 10 years at various colleges and universities in the Washington D.C. area. Prior to teaching, Lena was a staff nurse where she triaged and cared for students and counseled on family planning. Lena has focused her research and professional presentations on incivility in nursing, nursing simulation and experiential learning. She has published articles, presented at various national conferences, and written and designed simulation activities.