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Preparing Nursing's Leaders and Best
The University of Michigan School of Nursing’s graduate degrees prepare today’s nurses for impactful careers in advanced clinical practice, groundbreaking research and data-driven executive leadership. Our Master’s of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice degree programs are consistently ranked among the best in the United States, guided by expert faculty, supported by a vast network of clinical and global partners and backed by the excellence of the nation’s top public university.
Nov 23, 2021

U-M School of Nursing Introduces a New Prescription Drug Safety Toolkit for Providers and the General Public
The University of Michigan School of Nursing announces the introduction of the ABCs Prescription Drug Safety Toolkit, a “must have” resource for educating patients, and the general public, about the proper use, risks, and disposal of prescription medications, especially those that can become addictive, like painkillers and tr
Nov 17, 2021

Virtual Education for Veterans Health
Supported by a $72,000 grant from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Clinical Professor Michelle Aebersold, Ph.D., RN, CHSE, FAAN, Clinical Assistant Professor Deb Lee, Ph.D., FNP, ACNP-BC and retired Brigadier General Carol Ann Fausone (BSN ’75) are using immersive technology to enhance nursing education and improve health care for military veterans.
Nov 09, 2021

Healthcare's Great Communicators
In a recent study, Assistant Professor Sheria Robinson-Lane, Ph.D., RN, MHA, and her team showed that Black COVID-19 patients received less medical follow-up, longer delays returning to work and higher ra
Nov 09, 2021

Alum's Endowed Scholarship Helps Michigan Nurses Effect Change
Since 2005, the Denise Shough Jacob Endowed Scholarship has provided financial support for first-generation students from Detroit, opening new doors for a diverse group of Michigan Nurses and empowering a push for more equitable health care in underserved communities.
Nov 09, 2021

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Fall 2021 Panacea Cover featuring Sheria Robison-Lane

Fall 2021 Issue

In the Fall 2021 edition of Panacea, we take a deep dive into nurses' roles as healthcare's great communicators and what that means for their growth as advocates.


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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