Julianna Shinnick, a Penn Nursing student from Northampton, MA, is in Peru, researching Chagas disease, and recently wrote about her experience, including an evening when she challenged herself to operate outside of her comfort zone and went dancing in a local salsa bar...
Twenty one senior health care leaders were chosen to join the Aspen Institute Health Innovators Fellowship
’s fifth class and the program’s network of health care entrepreneurs and innovators from across the United States.
Nurses play a pivotal role in caring for hospitalized patients with social risk factors and preparing them for discharge. Now, a new study
from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
(Penn Nursing) illustrates how certain health system constraints present barriers to effective care and impact outcomes for patients with high social risks.
Research from Penn Nursing’s Dennis Flores, PhD, found that even when parent-child conversations avoid heteronormative stereotypes, outside factors like mass media and religion—those beyond the parents’ control—can reinforce them.