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Alumni news and notes
Thank you to the alumni who shared their latest news and accomplishments with us. The world has changed in many ways, but the need for highly educated nurses remains, and the need for nursing leadership grows stronger every day. The world needs us, and you can help. We invite you to join with us on these top priorities:
Jan 13, 2021

A message from Dean Patricia D. Hurn
Over the last year, we have faced new challenges and many different kinds of hardships. Yet these difficult moments have also allowed us to create new opportunities, further our resolve to educate nursing's leaders and best and accomplish our scholarship even in the cold grip of the pandemic.
Jan 13, 2021

Tweets, posts and notes
U-M School of Nursing friends and family took to social media to share their excitement about returning to campus, welcome a new class of Michigan Nurses, honor the accomplishments of alumni and much more.
Jan 13, 2021

Becoming a nurse and a groundbreaking business leader
Alumna Andra Rush’s U-M School of Nursing education inspired entrepreneurship that has broken barriers and supported communities across the United States and Canada.
Jan 13, 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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