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Quick-Acting Yale Nurses Save a Life, Lauded by Yale Police

Wed, 06/01/2016
On Monday, May 23, 2016, Yale Police Chief Ronnell Higgins presented Georgia Anne Arenas and Andrea Frantz-Iversen, two graduating YSN students, with the Life Saving Award. The presentation took place at YSN’s 90th Commencement ceremony at the Shubert Theater in New Haven. Earlier this month,...

Ann Kurth appointed the inaugural Linda Koch Lorimer Professor of Nursing

Thu, 05/26/2016
Ann Kurth, the inaugural Linda Koch Lorimer Professor of Nursing, is dean of the Yale School of Nursing and an expert on global health. As a clinically trained epidemiologist, Kurth focuses her research on how to improve the prevention, detection, and care of HIV and other sexually transmitted...

“Leadership is in Your DNA” – YSN Celebrates 90th Commencement Ceremony

Wed, 05/25/2016
Yale School of Nursing (YSN) celebrated its 90th Commencement on Monday, May 23, 2016, at the Shubert Theater in New Haven. This year, the school awarded degrees to 75 MSN students, 12 Doctor of Nursing Practice students, three PhD students, and two post-master’s students.  This year’s Commencement...

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...

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