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Nurses Month 2021: Stories, strategies and perspectives on self-care
While nurses are most trusted professionals in the United States, research shows they are also among the most stressed. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought increased attention to the pressures of the nursing profession, but even before nurses’ sacrifices gained national recognition in the last year, many were already struggling.
May 07, 2021

The Art of Queer Health Sciences featured in new exhibition led by U-M School of Nursing staff member
“If our work as researchers took up space in the same way art does, that could help the people we work with feel seen.
Apr 29, 2021

Celebrating Nurses Month at the U-M School of Nursing
Public trust in nurses does not waver — for 19 consecutive years and through the worst public health crisis in recent history, nursing has been ranked as the most trusted profession in the United States. That trust is well earned, as nurses are not only the face of health care on the front lines but also leaders who will reshape the future of care in a post-pandemic world.
Apr 29, 2021

U-M School of Nursing announces 2021 DAISY Award winners
The University of Michigan School of Nursing has announced its 2021 DAISY Award winners, recognizing Clinical Instructor Karen Keune, Ed.D., MJ, BSN, RN, as the recipient of this year’s Extraordinary Nursing Faculty Award and Clinical Instructor Patricia Tillman-Meakins, Ph.D., ANP-BC, as the winner of the inaugural Award for Nurses Advancing Health Equity.
Apr 27, 2021

U-M School of Nursing recognizes advanced practice students during second annual White Coat Ceremony
The University of Michigan School of Nursing held its second annual White Coat Ceremony Friday, April 16, in a virtual event honoring nearly 50 graduate students as they make their transition to advanced clinical practice. For advanced practice students, receiving a white coat represents a prestigious milestone, recognizing their essential role in the health care field and marking the next step in their journey to become primary and acute care nurse practitioners and midwives.
Apr 21, 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.


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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. 


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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.



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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.



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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.




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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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