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Reflections on UR Nursing's Poverty Simulation

Monday, January 30, 2023 — Each semester, School of Nursing bachelor's and master's students participate in a live Poverty Simulation experience. This is a meaningful opportunity for students and volunteers to reflect on the experience of living in poverty.  This ...

Poverty Awareness and its Connection to Dr. Martin Luther King's Legacy

Monday, January 30, 2023 — While poverty awareness and the celebration of Dr. King’s legacy may appear to be two disparate commemorations, they have a significant correlation. Among the many ways Dr. King’s life and work is celebrated, aside from ...

Nursing's Frontier: Rising to the Profession's Challenges, Lisa Kitko Glimpses the Future

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 — Ten years ago, when UR School of Nursing Dean Lisa Kitko, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, was researching the experiences of people living with advanced heart failure and their caregivers, conversations with patients about end-of-life illness were still ...

Alumna Cheryl Lustik Aims to Support Growth for Advanced Practice Providers in Leadership Role

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 — Cheryl Lustik, DNP, RN, MS, APN-C has been named chief advanced practice officer of the Margaret D. Sovie Center for Advanced Practice, an office that supports more than 1,000 advanced practice providers (APPs) at the University of Rochester ...

Meet the First Men to Graduate from the UR School of Nursing

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 — The year was 1966. John Lovett arrived in Rochester from Key West, Florida. At the airport, he asked a cab driver to take him to his new home: Helen Wood Hall at the University of Rochester School of Nursing. The cab driver thought he must be ...

UR Nursing Earns International Endorsement for Simulation Education

Monday, January 23, 2023 — The University of Rochester School of Nursing has received an endorsement from the International Nursing Association of Clinical and Simulation Learning (INACSL) for its simulation education programming. UR Nursing is the first New York nursing ...

UR Medicine Launches Tuition-Free Nursing Education Program

Thursday, January 12, 2023 — Nursing scholars will receive full tuition reimbursement, guaranteed job placement with three-year commitment. To combat the region’s nursing shortage, the University of Rochester Medical Center and School of Nursing today announced an ...