Posts Tagged ‘Pamela Jeffries’

VUSN spring 2022 semester starts Jan. 4; new health and safety protocols announced

December 30, 2021

Following Vanderbilt University’s announcement that undergraduate and most graduate schools would postpone the start of the spring 2022 semester until January 17, Dean Pamela Jeffries provided specific information for the School of Nursing. Highlights included the information that VUSN classes would start January 4 as previously scheduled, that staff would work remotely until January 18, and that most specialty program classes would start in hybrid/remote formats for the first few weeks of 2022. Read her message

Primed for Change

December 1, 2021

For many people, hospitals are uncomfortable places where reminders of illness and injury are at every turn. But for Pamela R. Jeffries, PhD, FAAN, ANEF, FSSH, visits to a large hospital in Indianapolis as a teenager were fascinating, even inspiring, experiences. Among the earliest influences on her career path in nursing education and innovation was witnessing the hospital staff’s dedication to patient care.

Dean’s Message—Time of transformation

November 30, 2021

Dean Pamela Jeffries pens her first letter for “Vanderbilt Nurse.” She outlines the changes coming to nursing education nationally and shares about her first 100 days at Vanderbilt School of Nursing.

On campus safety and protocols for fall 2021

August 25, 2021

Vanderbilt University students and faculty began in-person classes for the fall 2021 semester this week. Utilizing the university’s health and safety protocols, Vanderbilt School of Nursing is pleased to welcome students, staff, faculty, postdocs and visitors back to campus. On August 12, Vanderbilt University announced updated COVID-19 guidance and protocols. See this video from Dean Pamela Jeffries for information. 

African Americans and stroke focus of August 26 Dean’s Diversity Lecture

August 18, 2021

Dawn Aycock, PhD, FAHA, FAAN, will give the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Thursday, August 26, at noon CT in Nursing Annex room 155. The in-person lecture, “It’s About Time: Addressing Primary Stroke Prevention in African Americans,” is free and open to the Vanderbilt community. Aycock, an associate professor and director…

Jeffries named dean of School of Nursing

March 24, 2021

Pamela R. Jeffries, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, FSSH, an internationally recognized leader and innovator in nursing and health care education, will become dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, effective July 1, pending Board of Trust approval. Jeffries, professor and dean of the George Washington University School of Nursing in Washington, D.C., succeeds Linda Norman, who plans to step down from her leadership role on June 30.