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Recognizing LEO Contributions to Nursing
LEO lecturers play an important role in advancing the U-M School of Nursing's mission to improve health for all by educating and developing the next generation of nurses. Join us in recognizing our outstanding LEO members and their contributions to nursing education. 
Oct 12, 2021

Black COVID patients: Less medical follow-up, longer return-to-work delays, more hospital readmissions
African American COVID-19 patients had the least physician follow-up and the longest delays in returning to work, a University of Michigan study found.
Oct 05, 2021

Social Media Threat Update from Dean Hurn
U-M School of Nursing community:I received many emails and shared thoughts about the events of yesterday’s social media threat against women at U-M.  It was a frightening set of circumstances and caused anxiety and fear for most. Some of you are still feeling uneasy.So I want to emphasize again that we are fully in the clear from this threat. All activities are continued as scheduled.
Oct 03, 2021

Learn about the three faculty projects vying for your support in the We Dare Challenge
From Friday, Oct.1, through Sunday, Oct. 31, the University of Michigan School of Nursing is issuing its second annual We Dare Challenge, giving those who value nurses a chance to collectively support three dynamic projects led by U-M School of Nursing faculty.
Oct 01, 2021

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Winter 2021 Issue

In this wide-ranging digital edition of Panacea, read more about overcoming the challenges of 2020, prospects for a brighter future in 2021, new initiatives and accomplishments and much more.

2020 Summer Issue

Facing new questions and unprecedented challenges, Michigan nurses are deploying their skills and expertise with a steady hand in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Panacea cover with Lauren Underwood

2020 Winter Issue

Before Lauren Underwood became the youngest African American woman in Congress, she was a University of Michigan nursing student with a clear vision. 


Magazine cover with girl in virtual reality glasses

2019 Summer Issue

Using imaginary worlds to save real lives, virtual reality is more than a technology—it’s a destination where innovation and imagination are connecting to shape the future of health care education.



Magazine cover with a nurse and a lawyer linking arms.

2018 Fall Issue

One of the most insidious evils of the 21st century passes through the health care system every day. A partnership between nursing and law faculty at the University of Michigan has an army of advocates ready to stop it.



Magazine cover with two dolls walking a pregnant woman.

2018 Summer Issue

How a handful of small homes staffed with midwives and nurses became a mighty tool in Liberia’s quest to improve its health care system.




Magazine cover with people sitting at a table in a maze.

2018 Winter Issue

Nurses have fought to have their voices heard in the places where decisions are made. What can we learn from those who have helped nursing earn its proverbial seat at the table? 






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