As a lifelong resident of Richmond, VA and a nurse for more than 25 years, Dr. Rumsey has practiced emergency and critical care nursing in a variety of roles. She has been a bedside nurse, educator and nurse practitioner. Dr. Rumsey is active in professional organizations at the local, state and national levels. She has previously served on the Board of Directors of the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing. She led the development of a national certification exam for trauma nurses, the Trauma Certified Registered Nurse. She recently completed the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at VCU School of Nursing.