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Actively Enhancing Diversity in Nursing Science: The YSN Office of Diversity and Inclusion Summer Intensive

Tue, 08/08/2017
From June 12-16, 2017, the YSN Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) had the honor of hosting seven outstanding early career nurse scientists from across the nation for the inaugural Summer Intensive. The primary goals of the YSN ODI Summer Intensive are to support early career nurse scientists...

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...

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