Congratulations to Dr. Ruth McCorkle, AAN Living Legend

November 1, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Ruth McCorkle who received the American Academy of Nursing’s Living Legend award at this evening’s award ceremony in Washington, D.C. The Academy recognizes a small group of fellows as Living Legends in honor of their extraordinary contributions to the nursing profession, sustained over the course of their careers. 

Pioneering hospice, palliative care, and oncology nurse, Dr. Ruth McCorkle retired from Yale School of Nursing in June following a distinguished career, the last twenty years of which have been spent at Yale.

Read more about Dr. McCorkle’s career and extraordinary accomplishments here.