“On December 28th, , I received my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and it was…anticlimactic. There were no fireworks. No tears of joy. The biggest thrill was seeing a few co-workers that I had not seen in a while.
In a new commentary, predoctoral students Anessa Foxwell and Erin Kennedy, and NewCourtland Center director Mary Naylor, discuss the urgent need to address mental health challenges experienced by women during the COVID-19 pandemic.
An Expert Opinion: On the coronavirus front lines: Part-time nurse, full-time worry, and suggestions for what we can all do now to prepare for the unknown.
Penn Presidential PhD Fellow
2021-2023 Jonas Scholar
ANA/SAMHSA MFP Fellow
Dr. John Barrett, DNP faculty, made history by becoming the first nurse practitioner to join the fellowship in its 22-year history.
Penn nursing alumni are leaders in health and healthcare—and that leadership drives alumni to seek ways to support the School and show Penn Nursing pride long after graduation.
The American Academy of Nursing (AAN) has named Jane H. Barnsteiner, PhD, RN, FAAN, a Living Legend for her significant contributions to nursing and health care over the course of her career. The official designation will be made at a ceremony during the AAN’s 2022 Health Policy Conference, taking place on October 27-29, 2022, at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, DC. This year’s conference – From Reflection to Impact: Positioning Nursing Future – will be in-person only with no virtual option. This is the Academy’s highest honor.
James Ballinghoff, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, GRN’17 is Chief Nursing Officer and Associate Executive Director at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.
The National League for Nursing proudly announces that a project underway for nearly a decade—the NLN Collection at the Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, housed at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing in Philadelphia—has been expanded.
A study from Penn Nursing and others finds that for Latino or Hispanic populations in the U.S. four main barriers come into play: access to health care services, money, immigration concerns, and misinformation.