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UMSON simulation lab earns accreditation

By | 2015-07-22T14:07:55-04:00 July 22nd, 2015|Categories: DC/MD/VA|

The University of Maryland School of Nursing’s Debra L. Spunt Simulation Laboratories has received accreditation in teaching and education from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. UMSON is one of two simulation laboratories accredited in the Mid-Atlantic region, according to a news release. SSH seeks to improve performance and reduce errors in patient care through

UMSON professor voted president-elect of Gerontological Society of America

By | 2015-07-21T19:20:48-04:00 July 21st, 2015|Categories: DC/MD/VA|

Barbara Resnick, PhD, RN, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP, professor and Sonia Ziporkin Gershowitz Chair in Gerontology at the University of Maryland School of Nursing in Baltimore, recently was voted president-elect of the Gerontological Society of America, according to a news release. She will begin in the new role in November. Barbara Resnick, RN Resnick

UMSON appoints new associate dean of research

By | 2015-07-17T14:25:45-04:00 July 17th, 2015|Categories: DC/MD/VA|

Erika Friedmann, PhD, has been appointed associate dean of research for the University of Maryland School of Nursing in Baltimore. In her new role, Friedmann will provide leadership in the development, implementation and evaluation of strategies for achieving research and scholarship goals, according to a news release. Erika Friedman, PhD Friedmann, a professor

Meet our 2015 DC/Maryland/Virginia GEM Award winners

By | 2015-07-13T20:51:16-04:00 July 13th, 2015|Categories: DC/MD/VA, GEM Awards|

By Donna Novak, DNP, RN prides itself on recognizing the accomplishments of nurses of excellence at the GEM (Giving Excellence Meaning) Awards events. This year’s DC/Maryland/Virginia GEM Awards dinner was held June 10 in Greenbelt, Md. Six winners were chosen from 30 finalists in the categories of Advancing and Leading the Profession, Clinical Nursing,

MedStar nurse researcher chosen as 2015 Fellow of American Academy of Nursing

By | 2015-07-13T16:36:04-04:00 July 13th, 2015|Categories: DC/MD/VA|

Joan Warren, PhD, RN-BC, NEA-BC, director of nursing research and Magnet at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center in Baltimore, has been selected as a 2015 Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, one of the highest honors in the field of nursing, according to a news release. Recognized for her leadership and commitment to continuous