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Penn Nursing Well Represented in New Sigma Book Promoting Health Equity and Well-Being

The crucible of the global pandemic, racial injustice, and a crippling nursing shortage has sparked increasing calls for nursing to address its own problems, ranging from inequity to structural racism. Answering this call is a new book from Sigma, Taking Action: Top 10 Priorities to Promote Health Equity and Well-Being in Nursing. Penn Nursing faculty, alumni, and students are among the seventy national and international nursing leaders to tackle the most pressing issues confronting the profession.

Faculty & Alumni

Current Penn Nursing Students

  • Doctoral Student Ravenne Aponte, GR’25
  • Undergraduate Student Johnathan Zhu, Nu’24

This new book spotlights ten critical themes through data, essays, discussion points, and action items, equipping readers to move beyond conversation to action. Themes include: health equity; education reform; diversity and mentorship; care delivery (quality, safety, access); multi-sector collaboration; preparing for disasters and public health emergencies; innovation and entrepreneurship; nurse well-being (compassion for self and others); global stewardship; and nursing’s voice in leading change.