Dean Antonia Villarruel, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Marcus Henderson, MSN, RN, Lecturer at Penn Nursing, recently sat down together for a conversation about leadership, nursing, being former first-generation college students, and more. Their discussion was hosted by Campaign for Action, an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and was part of the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action online summit held on February 24th.
In the past five years, the School has been intentional about creating an environment that rewards risk-taking and supports failures. It’s led to story slams and accelerators and a shift to an innovation-centric mindset.
Dear Colleagues–welcome back to Penn Nursing! This is a semester like no other. While our day-to-day operations may look different, our mission—to make a significant impact on health by advancing science, promoting equity, demonstrating practice excellence, and preparing leaders in the discipline of nursing—remains steadfast.