Claire M. Fagin, PhD, RN, FAAN, Former Dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Passes Away at Age 97

She served as dean of Penn Nursing for 15 years from 1977 to 1992, during which time she transformed the school into a world-renowned education, research, and clinical development enterprise, established landmark education programs and increased the number of standing faculty seven-fold. In addition to her deanship, Fagin served as the interim president of the University of Pennsylvania from July 1, 1993, to June 30, 1994.

Claire M. Fagin, PhD, FAAN, RN Professor of Nursing and Dean Emerita

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February 28 | 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Critical Healthcare Humanities: Social Sciences and Humanities as Interventions in Healthcare Research, Training, and Practice

Now more than ever, we require skillful human-centric approaches to healthcare education, research, and practice. Join the Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing for a hybrid seminar on critical healthcare humanities with Britt Dahlberg, PhD.  

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    February 28 | 4:00pm - 5:30pm

    Critical Healthcare Humanities: Social Sciences and Humanities as Interventions in Healthcare Research, Training, and Practice

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    February 28 | 6:00pm

    Health Leadership and Administration Info Session

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    February 29 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm

    Penn Nursing Alumni - NYC Happy Hour

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    March 6 | 12:00pm

    ONR Colloquia

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    March 6 | 7:00pm

    Streamlined Adult Acute APRN Info Session

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    March 7 | 6:00pm

    MSN Programs Virtual Information Session

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    March 8 | 12:00pm

    MS in Nutrition Science Info Session

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    March 13 | 11:00am - 12:30pm

    Welcome Back! Student Snack Break