The biennial award honors the best scholarly qualities that Dr. Fagin, the School’s third Dean, exemplified. It is given to a Penn Nursing faculty member, or a graduate from the School’s doctoral program, who has made a distinguished contribution to nursing scholarship. Dr. Bruner will deliver the lecture ‘Inspiration, Innovation and Impact’ virtually during the award presentation on April 15, 2021 from 3-4:30 PM EST.
All the honorees will be recognized during our virtual, end of the year event on Thursday, May 27, 2021 3-5 PM EST.
Three of Philadelphia’s top hospitals are now run by nurses—who are also Penn alumnae. So what makes nurses such a natural fit for executive leadership?
Five Penn Nursing alumni and one undergraduate student graduating in May 2021 have been selected to receive Penn Nursing Alumni Awards along on May 14, 20201 with the Dean’s Honorary Alumni Award recipients.
The PhD degree prepares nurse scientists to advance knowledge through research that improves health, translates into policy, and enhances education. However, as the role of the nurse has changed, and health care has grown more complex, there is a need to re-envision how PhD programs can attract, retain, and create the nurse-scientists of the future and improve patient care.