Don't miss your chance to apply for UMSN's career-launching programs, including two new-for-2016 options: a BSN-to-DNP program, and a population health focus in the Systems, Populations and Leadership master's. More
DIVERSITY MATTERS AT UMSN
The weeklong U-M Diversity Summit is over, but work on diversity, equity, and inclusion continues for UMSN, its Diversity Committee, and the rest of the campus. More
UMSN Career Fair
The Oct. 23 event is open to all, free for UMSN students and alumni, and features dozens of recruiters from highly desired employers. More
New Research Funding --“To become a nation of women with healthy bladders and reduce high public and private medical care costs, a seismic shift is necessary in how we approach knowledge development about bladder health,” says Associate Professor Janis Miller, PhD, RN, APRN, FAAN. That’s why Dr. Miller will use a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to lead an interdisciplinary team of UM researchers to better understand what makes a healthy bladder beyond simply the absence of disease.
Nurses will take the lead in a new program designed to improve chronic care coordination for underrepresented and underserved populations. University of Michigan School of Nursing (UMSN) will expand its partnership with Community Health and Social Services (CHASS) Center by implementing a new program for Registered Nurse Chronic Care Coordinators to lead interdisciplinary teams, which include MDs, pharmacists, support staff, and social workers.
Students from across the health science schools met with faculty leaders to discuss future directions for interprofessional education at the University of Michigan during a late October town hall meeting.