Jefferson School of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) students were recognized for their exceptional work and performance at the Class Night Awards on August 20, 2014.
Each year the Jefferson School of Nursing (JSN) invites a Visiting Scholar to campus to present on a topic that is both timely and of interest to both JSN and Jefferson's Nursing department. This year's Visiting Scholar was Dr. Deborah Washington, Director of Diversity for Patient Care at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Dr. Washington met with JSN faculty in the morning and discussed diversity and cultural awareness both in nursing education and nursing practice. JSN hosted a luncheon in Deborah's honor and the day culminated with a presentation by Dr. Washington to JSN students and faculty.
Mara Killen, a Jefferson School of Nursing doctoral student, is the recipient of the Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar Award. The award consists of a two year scholarship: $10,000 from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare matched by $10,000 from the Jefferson School of Nursing.
Stephanie Aucello Perez is the recipient of a $5,000 scholarship from Walgreens. The funds are to be awarded to a senior Family Nurse Practitioner MSN who plans to work in retail health and who agrees to complete a clinical rotation in a Walgreens' Take Care Clinic while completing the degree.