On April 11, 2018, UW-Madison will host MK Czerwiec, AKA “Comic Nurse” as part of the Applied Comics Kitchen Borghesi Mellon Workshop Series. Czerwiec is the Artist in Residence at the Northwestern Feinberg School of …
Month: March 2018
UW–Madison School of Nursing Best in Wisconsin for DNP Degree
The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is again one of U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools.” The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree ranked first among all Wisconsin DNP programs and 28th …
Here, There and Everywhere
As the first pediatric nurse scholar jointly hired by the School of Nursing and the American Family Children’s Hospital, Dr. Anne Ersig, PhD, RN, splits her time between her clinical colleagues on one side of the street and her research peers and students on the other.
Leaders in Long-Term Care
Dr. Barbara J. Bowers and her team aim to reduce staff attrition and elevate practice perceptions with Geri-Res, an online long-term care nurse residency program.
Mentors Make a Difference for DNPs
Clinical Professor Dr. Barb Pinekenstein studies the way mentor relationships form and how they influence careers. To help DNP students and graduates identify and connect with potential mentors, Pinekenstein has helped coordinate a speed-networking event at the school for the past two years.
Nurses’ Alumni Organization Recognizes Outstanding Alumni
The Nurses Alumni Organization (NAO) recognized two alumni at its annual Homecoming brunch. Dr. Michelle Byrne, ’79, MS ’86 received the 2017 Distinguished Achievement Award, and Elisha Smith ’14 received the 2017 Outstanding Badger Nursing Award.
Beyond the Clinic
School of Nursing alumna and street-medicine volunteer finds renewed purpose in retirement. After a 43-year career, Nan Wild MS ’99 was ready to retire. With decades of practice as both an RN and a nurse …
Taking It All In
Emily Schumacher graduated in 2010 and entered practice in an oncology, neurology, and neurosurgery unit at American Family Children’s Hospital. Three years later, she enrolled part-time in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program, which she will complete this spring. “I found what I was supposed to do. It was nursing,” she says. “It was a combination of all the things I love.”