Posts Tagged ‘Diversity’
VUSN fosters inclusivity and understanding during Diversity Month
February 3, 2023
The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Office and Black Student Nurses Affinity Group are hosting Diversity Month 2023. Throughout February and March, different student-led affinity groups will bring in speakers and hold activities to promote inclusivity and an increased understanding of health equity and different cultures.
Academy for Diverse Emerging Nurse Leaders debuts
December 8, 2022
Nurse leaders from eight states in either clinical practice or academic nursing came together from Nov. 14-18 at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) for the inaugural Academy for Diverse Emerging Nurse Leaders. The academy, a joint effort of VUSN and VUMC, is a new leadership development program for nurses new to health care leadership and academic positions who are from groups historically underrepresented in nursing and/or those who support them. Read the story in the VUMC Reporter.
Leadership program for diverse new nurse leaders and faculty launched
July 27, 2022
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is creating a new leadership development program for nurses new in health care leadership and academic positions who are from groups historically underrepresented in nursing and/or those who support them. The Academy for Diverse Emerging Nurse Leaders will be held in Nashville November 14-18. Applications for the inaugural class of…
The DNP Executive Leadership Career Path
March 20, 2022
Terri Allision, assistant dean for academics, DNP program, was interviewed recently by writer Michelle Wojciechowski for “The DNP Executive Leadership Career Path: Is it Right for You?” The Minority Nurse article appeared in their special DNP issue earlier this month.
School of Nursing students program Diversity Month events
February 8, 2022
Topics ranging from intercultural competency to climate change and social justice will be part of the School of Nursing’s Diversity Month activities ending March 1. Each activity consists of student-developed programming about different cultures and health challenges. They are presented by diversity-based student organizations as a means of creating dialogue and expanding awareness. Diversity Month…
Health experts to discuss COVID Perspectives & Vaccination Hesitancy
January 11, 2022
The School of Nursing Diversity and Inclusion committee will host a webinar on Tuesday, Jan. 25, at 6 p.m. CST to discuss “COVID Perspectives, Values and Vaccination Hesitancy.” A panel of public health and prevention experts will discuss the complexities of personal and professional communication with individuals who are hesitant or refuse to be vaccinated against…