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YSN Day of Service Supplies More Than 100 Bags for Mothers at St. Raphael’s Hospital

Mon, 05/16/2016
As part of Yale University’s annual Day of Service, YSN hosted “Newborns in Need” on Saturday, May 7, 2016. In total, 140 bags were assembled with diapers, clothing, books and other essential items, and will be delivered to mothers at Yale-New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus last week. The...

Giving a Voice to Seriously Ill Patients Through Palliative Care

Thu, 05/12/2016
For people with serious and progressive disease, integrating palliative care early on in their illness is imperative, according to YSN Research Scientist Dena Schulman-Green. Early integration of palliative care into a plan of care gives patients time to weigh critical and often emotional decisions...

YSN to Celebrate 90th Commencement Ceremony

Wed, 05/11/2016
YSN is pleased to announce that Bernice Coleman ’83, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAHA, FAAN, will present the school’s 90th Commencement address at this year’s ceremony. The ceremony will take place on Monday, May 23, 2016 at the historic Shubert Theater in New Haven, followed by a reception at the Omni New...

Adversity as Inspiration for Nursing

Thu, 05/05/2016
Like many other students that walk the halls of the Yale School of Nursing, Chimene Diomi ’17 and adversity are long-time acquaintances. At the age of five, Diomi and her family fled civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo, settling for the next six years in South Africa. They then moved to...

Yale Home Visiting Intervention Receives Grant from Kellogg Foundation for National Expansion

Thu, 04/21/2016
Written by Rachel Erin Horsting and Megan Veenema Smith Minding the Baby® (MTB), a community-based home visiting intervention developed at Yale University for young families in New Haven, has been awarded a three-year grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF). The goal is to support...

New Haven Mayor Toni Harp at YSN: Building a Healthier New Haven

Mon, 04/18/2016
West Haven, Conn. – YSN welcomed New Haven Mayor Toni Harp on April 12 as the 2016 Sybil Palmer Bellos lecturer. In her lecture titled “ ‘SEE’ - A Vision for a Healthy New Haven,” Mayor Harp discussed plans her administration has for building a healthier New Haven community, including the...

Implications of AACN Report on Nursing’s Role in Advancing Healthcare

Wed, 04/06/2016
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and Manatt Health released a report titled Advancing Healthcare Transformation: A New Era for Academic Nursing, which addresses how baccalaureate and higher degree schools of nursing can amplify their role in improving health and health care at...

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