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Interdisciplinary Collaborations

The Bates Center has established strong interdisciplinary collaborations within the University and across the globe.

Scholarly Collaborations

A number of national, local, and international groups also join the Bates Center in partnerships and programs related to the history of nursing and healthcare. These include:


Seminars and Interdisciplinary Symposia 

The Bates Center hosts regularly occurring seminars with distinguished historians presenting their newest research. It also co-sponsors interdisciplinary symposia around particular historical questions that have current relevance. For more information click here

Nurse practitioners need to be ‘in’

In The Hill, Bates Center faculty Julie Fairman, Cynthia Connolly & Patricia D’Antonio call for waiving physician supervisory regulations for NPs to expand nursing practice during the COVID-19 pandemic.