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August 2020

Music & Memory reduces dementia medications and aggressive behavior

August 3, 2020

In the most comprehensive study of its kind on the effects of the Music & Memory program, researchers from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis found personalized music reduces the amount of medication taken by nursing home residents and lessens their aggressive behaviors.

July 2020

New nurse practitioner residents begin clinical rotations

July 29, 2020

The first group of nurse practitioner residents begin clinical rotations in a program to equip new advanced practice providers with new skills for better patient care and increased access to care.

UC Davis Health expert offers family caregivers road map for navigating COVID-19

July 13, 2020

Few groups have faced more stress and confusion facing down COVID-19 than older adults and the people who care for them. Terri Harvath, director of the Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, offers guidance and tips.

School of Nursing welcomes new students (VIDEO)

July 7, 2020

137 future registered nurses, physician assistants and family nurse practitioners embarked upon their education journeys at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis.

UC Davis nursing school selects inaugural nurse leader fellows

July 6, 2020

The 11 members of the inaugural cohort for the Betty Irene Moore Fellowships for Nurse Leaders and Innovators bring diversity of perspective and great potential to advance the nursing profession and are affiliated with major public and private universities across the country.

June 2020

Experts offer tips for summer gatherings with family amid COVID-19

June 29, 2020

UC Davis Health officials warn to not let your guard down and don’t assume keeping things within the family is safe or free from masking and social distancing guidelines..

New road map drives better health outcomes for everyone by 2030

June 29, 2020

New recommendations focus on the importance of a seamless system of comprehensive, accessible care designed to keep people healthy and well.

UC Davis nursing school names new health equity, diversity and inclusion dean

June 25, 2020

Piri Ackerman-Barger is tapped to lead the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing's efforts to create a diverse and welcoming setting in which to learn, work and collaborate. She is the first to hold this position in the school.

UC Davis nursing school hosts virtual celebration

June 11, 2020

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis celebrates the accomplishments of this year's graduates with a virtual celebration.

May 2020

How Sacramento’s history has shaped today’s health care disparities [video]

May 21, 2020

Leaders from UC Davis Health tour Sacramento to learn history of its neighborhood and how it impacts the social determinants of health in the region.

UC Davis nursing professor named fellow in American Medical Informatics Association

May 19, 2020

School of Nursing Assistant Professor Katherine Kim is named a fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association.

UC Davis Health nurses discuss self-care during virtual gathering

May 12, 2020

More than 50 nurses from throughout UC Davis Health gathered virtually on Mon. May 11 to share experiences on the front lines and best practices for self-care.

Year of the Nurse includes opportunity for nurses to tell their own stories

May 6, 2020

To help honor the “Year of the Nurse,” UC Davis Health has launched a blog featuring nurses voicing their own stories, the ups and downs of a career in caring for others.

Determination and heart power young nurse

May 5, 2020

Lourdes Cueva starts this week as a UC Davis Medical Center nurse after negotiating pathway programs, working since high school to help her family and entering the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing with a seven-week-old daughter.

April 2020

UC Davis nursing and medical schools team up, keep students on track

April 30, 2020

The UC Davis School of Medicine step up to welcome physician assistant and family nurse practitioners from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis in departments for clinical rotations and preceptors.

Examining self-care in The Year of the Nurse

April 29, 2020

A virtual town hall for UC Davis Health nurses focused on self-care and builds community.

New certificate program for mental health providers delays start date

April 2, 2020

An online, post-master’s certificate program to nearly double the state’s current pipeline of PMHNP psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners delays launch date due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 2020

In times of crisis, remember to meditate

March 18, 2020

UC Davis cardiologist Uma Srivatsa recommends doing "five steps for five minutes" in times of high stress.

UC Davis schools of medicine and nursing receive high national rankings by U.S. News

March 17, 2020

UC Davis School of Medicine and Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing continue to climb into key national rankings

UC Davis School of Nursing rises in U.S. News & World Report top graduate nursing program rankings

March 16, 2020

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis moves up six spots in U.S. News & World Report ranking of best graduate schools.

January 2020

New University of California program will double pipeline of specialized mental health providers in response to growing crisis

January 29, 2020

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis partners with nursing schools at UCSF and UCLA to launch the first online, post-master’s certificate program of its kind in California to nearly double the state’s current pipeline of mental health nurse practitioners between now and 2025. 

Watch video: Deans Brashear, Cavanagh share insights on KVIE’s “Studio Sacramento”

January 27, 2020

Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Dean Stephen Cavanagh and School of Medicine Dean Allison Brashear conversed recently with host Scott Syphax about the evolving relationships among physicians, nurses and patients.

UC Davis physician assistant professor named national distinguished fellow

January 23, 2020

Gerald Kayingo, an associate clinical professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, is named a distinguished fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants due to his outstanding contributions to the profession and his involvement in the community.

VIDEO: UC Davis nursing school opens applications for nurse leader fellowships

January 9, 2020

Applications are now open for a new fellowship program for nursing scholars and innovators with a high potential to accelerate leadership in nursing research, practice, education, policy and entrepreneurship.

December 2019

Three nursing teams earn PRISM awards, making UC Davis Medical Center No. 1 in state

December 20, 2019

Three UC Davis Medical Center nursing units earned national recognition this week for exemplary patient care and professional development achievements.

VIDEO: From patient to professional

December 13, 2019

Graduate nursing student Jason Ramos reunites with the nurse who saved his life and prepares for a career to care for others as he was cared for at UC Davis Health.

VIDEO: UC Davis nursing students mark end of graduate program with traditional pinning ceremony

December 13, 2019

Graduate students from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing celebration the completion of their studies and look forward to entering the nursing profession.

VIDEO: Bus tour connects UC Davis Health with Central Valley communities, gains national recognition

December 13, 2019

Students from the UC Davis schools of nursing and medicine experience the Central Valley region and learn how to better serve those populations.

VIDEO: The Art of Healing

December 11, 2019

For more than 35 years, UC Davis Health has been acquiring and displaying the unique works of local artists. Art has healing qualities, and UC Davis’ collection is designed to enrich the lives of patients, families, students and staff.

UC Davis nursing school receives $37.5 million from Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to support nurse leaders and innovators, expand national impact

December 3, 2019

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation grants UC Davis $37.5 million to establish a national fellowship program for nurse leaders and innovators.

November 2019

UC Davis nursing professors named distinguished gerontological educators

November 12, 2019

Three faculty from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis are recognized for their expertise in gerontological nursing.

October 2019

UC Davis nursing professor named fellow in American Academy of Nursing

October 25, 2019

Piri Ackerman-Barger, associate clinical professor Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, is named a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, the academy's highest honor.

UC Davis Health launches nurse practitioner residency program

October 23, 2019

Applications open for a new UC Davis Health nurse practitioner residency program aimed at improving skills of advanced practice providers and access for underserved patients.

UC Davis Health students receive national scholarships for primary care commitment

October 23, 2019

Two students from the UC Davis School of Medicine and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis receive prestigious national scholarships.

UC Davis Health experts to lead national patient safety website

October 18, 2019

Patrick Romano and Debra Bakerjian of UC Davis Health have become co-editors-in-chief of PSNet ― the Patient Safety Network ― a globally recognized web-based resource for scholarship and perspectives in the field of patient safety. 

UC Davis Health unaffected by power outage

October 9, 2019

PG&E outage not affecting UC Davis Health

September 2019

All of Us Research Program enrolls more than 200,000 core participants nationwide

September 20, 2019

The California consortium, which includes UC Davis Health, just surpassed 23,000 core participants. Outreach efforts to roll  out in Davis, Elk Grove and the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center this October.

UC Davis nursing school welcomes newest doctoral and master's-degree students in leadership programs

September 20, 2019

Students embarking on master's and doctoral degrees in leadership are formally welcomed into the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis.