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  • Antonia M. Villarruel, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor and Margaret Bond Simon Dean of Nursing, and Juli...

    Penn Nursing Focuses on Achieving Equitable Primary Care

    Data shows that unless the pattern of furnishing primary health care, particularly to underserved groups in both urban and rural areas, is drastically improved, these groups will suffer in inequitable and unnecessary ways. It is clear that the primary care workforce must be expanded and diversified.

  • We All Just Want to Be Heard

    Penn Medicine recently profiled Azucena (Susy) Villalobos, BSN, a nurse in the surgical intensive care unit (SICU), a fellow in the Leonard A. Lauder Community Care Nurse Practitioner Program at Penn Nursing, and the president-elect of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) Philadelphia chapter. Her profile was featured in HUPdate.

  • Meet the Leonard A. Lauder Community Care NP Fellows on the Anniversary of the Game-Changing Gift

    This past fall, nine carefully chosen nurses from across the country embarked on their NP education at Penn—and thanks to a $125 million gift from Leonard A. Lauder W’54, made one year ago in February 2022, they will emerge from the experience debt-free and ready to care for those who need their expertise most.

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