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YSN PhD student spends summer on humanitarian medical mission

Wed, 08/02/2017
Jose Gutierrez, a YSN PhD student is spending his summer in Louisiana with the Massachusetts Air National Guard for a humanitarian medical mission. He is volunteering as a nurse practitioner providing medical screenings for the local population with limited resources. Here’s Jose (middle)...

All-gender restroom now available at YSN

Tue, 08/01/2017
A new all-gender restroom is now available at the Yale School of Nursing (YSN) fulfilling a commitment from the Dean, and as had been requested by students, faculty, and staff. The facility is accessible on the first floor of YSN by the lockers and will offer self-contained, single occupancy for...

Nancy Redeker inducted into International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame

Tue, 08/01/2017
Congratulations to Nancy Redeker, the Beatrice Renfield Term Professor of Nursing at YSN, who was one of 23 nurses inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame at STTI’s 28th International Nursing Research Congress in Dublin, Ireland in July. Recipients hailed from Australia,...

New Executive Deputy Dean Attracted by YSN’s Faculty, Students, and Mission

Fri, 07/14/2017
Carmen J. Portillo, RN, PhD, FAAN, began her position as Yale School of Nursing’s new executive deputy dean on July 1. Dr. Portillo comes to Yale from The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) School of Nursing where she was a professor and chairperson of the Community Health Systems...

Pioneering Researcher and Expert in Urban Health Joins YSN as Associate Dean of Research

Fri, 07/14/2017
On July 1,  David Vlahov, RN, PhD, FAAN, started his new role as the Associate Dean of Research for Yale School of Nursing. He comes to YSN from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) School of Nursing, where he was a professor of epidemiology and biostatistics and served as dean for...

NSLC high school students get a taste for nursing careers at YSN

Wed, 07/12/2017
This week, students from the National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC) on Nursing traveled to the Yale School of Nursing to learn how to take vitals, care for an infant, and communicate with family members who are experiencing stress or loss from a loved one in a hospital. The NLSC offers the...

Enhancing Reflective Parenting in Home Visiting: Lessons Learned from Minding the Baby®

Wed, 07/12/2017
The Minding the Baby® (MTB) annual three-day Training Institute will be held at the Yale Child Study Center from July 18-20. A collaboration between the Yale School of Nursing, the Yale Child Study Center, Fair Haven Community Health Center, and Cornell Scott Hill Health Center in New Haven, the...

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