Updates

The latest news from the Future of Nursing Scholars program

Scholars Attend Campaign for Action Summit

December 16, 2015

Five of our Scholars recently had the opportunity to participate in the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action Summit 2015. Cohort 1 Scholars Pam McCue, Millie DeJesus, and Laren Riesche were joined by Cohort 2 Scholars Tammie Conley and Sara Burke to attend the two day event in Washington, D.C. This event celebrated five years[…] Read More

IBC Foundation Leadership Conference

December 1, 2015

The Independence Blue Cross Foundation (IBC) and the National League for Nursing recently co-hosted a national conference, Paradigms in Nursing Leadership, in Philadelphia. Our co-director Sue Hassmiller spoke on a panel, “Advancing Nursing Leadership,” regarding nurse leaders in the board room.  Two of our Cohort 1 Scholars, Stephen Perez and Faith Atte, spoke on the[…] Read More

Cohort 2 Scholar Presenting on CMS Webinar

November 6, 2015

Cohort 2 Scholar Sabrina Orique will be a panelist on a national webinar for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services regarding prevention methods of catheter associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) and central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI).  The session will be held on November 20, 2015 at 2:00pmET and will provide hospitals with an understanding[…] Read More

Cohort 2 Scholar Published in the Journal of Emergency Nursing

September 30, 2015

Congratulations to RWJF Future of Nursing Scholar Ethan Cicero, BSN, RN, whose paper, “I Was a Spectacle…A Freak Show at the Circus”: A Transgender Person’s ED Experience and Implications for Nursing Practice, was recently published in the Journal of Emergency Nursing.  The article provides a case study about a transgendered patient, Brandon James (a pseudonym), and[…] Read More