A volunteer-driven effort led by the UC Davis School of Medicine to vaccinate people in medically underserved communities against COVID-19 has resulted in hundreds of shots administered across Sacramento County. They’ve been given in grocery stores, apartment complexes and a farmers market.
Four inaugural fellows in the Betty Irene Moore Fellowship for Nurse Leaders and Innovators examine the undeniable role that historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) play on nurse scientists. In a newly published paper, they discuss challenges and strategies to promoting nurse scientists as the next leaders in health inequities research.
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing has received the 2021 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. The school is one of only 50 health professions colleges and universities in the nation honored for its outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.
For the first time, the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis is offering a Doctor of Nursing Practice — Family Nurse Practitioner (D.N.P.-F.N.P.) Degree, delivered in a hybrid format, including online coursework and in-person experiences. The first class enters in June 2022.
The American Academy of Nursing has inducted its new fellows. Among the 225 inductees are two nurse leaders who have ties to the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis.
Professor Piri Ackerman-Barger is among the distinguished nurse educators inducted into the prestigious National League for Nursing Academy of Nursing Education. She consults nationally on strategies to help underrepresented groups in health professions thrive academically.
Western Health Advantage gift establishes the first endowed professorship at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Health. The investment affirms the shared vision of healthy communities.
A partnership between the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing and Rolling Oaks, a senior independent living community of the Volunteers of America, earns a national award for innovative program while preparing future nurses for community health.
The graduating physician assistant (P.A.) class at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing gathered to recite the Physician Assistant Professional Oath before they prepare to take their licensing exam and enter into practice.
The annual student-run Coalition for Health Equity 2021 conference will focus on the role of the pandemic on marginalized communities, including vaccine hesitancy.
Nursing students from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing partner with Elica Health to conduct on-site tuberculosis screening for staff at SETA Head Start in Sacramento. The experience provided hands-on training for students and served a critical community health need.
This year’s Deans’ Excellence Awards recognize the exceptional contributions of School of Medicine and Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing faculty, staff and teams across UC Davis Health that are transforming education, patient care and community health.
The inaugural group of nurse practitioner residents completes their program at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing. After 12 months in underserved primary care clinics and tailored specialty rotations, they enter the workforce with increased skills and confidence.
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis hosts a virtual graduation celebration for its classes of 2021. While the online gathering was required for health and safety, it did not dampen the spirits of the 161 graduates marking this milestone.
Race-based reference ranges will no longer be part of a test routinely used to check a patient’s kidney health. UC Davis Health is one of the first in the nation to make the change to the estimated glomerular filtration rate or eGFR.
The national program office at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis announces 10 new nursing scientists in the second cohort of the Betty Irene Moore Fellowship for Nurse Leaders and Innovators.
Two researchers from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis are awarded public impact grants to support new collaborations and sustained relationships that will support publicly engaged research with non-university partners.
First-year nursing students at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing gain valuable experience with real patients by giving COVID-19 injections. Students learn how the interaction is far more than simply administering the vaccine.
UC Davis Health staff and The California Endowment team up to create multilingual public service announcements to encourage underrepresented communities to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Nursing faculty, postdoctoral, alumni, students and staff from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis will present their scholarly work Annual Western Institute of Nursing (WIN) Communicating Nursing Research Conference.
The UC Davis School of Medicine and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing continue to distinguish themselves as national leaders in training the next generation of health care providers and research innovator.
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing moves up 16 spots to land at No. 24 among best nursing schools in the country.
UC Davis Health is leading the way in making sure that every day, every older adult receives age-friendly health care.
UC Davis Health has started a weekly community vaccination clinic in Sacramento’s Oak Park neighborhood. It’s the latest in a series of partnerships that have resulted in more than 10,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to the underserved, essential workers and others.
Family caregivers are among the silent heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic and now their stress is ratcheted up as they scramble to arrange vaccinations for the people they care for, often when they can’t get vaccines themselves.
UC Davis Health advanced practice providers work to address mental health disparities in California.
Associate Professor Jann Murray-García receives top award from City of Davis for her sustained volunteer work to promote platforms for positive discussion of race and social justice in our community.
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing is one of the only schools in the nation to prepare future physician assistants and nurse practitioners, the top professions for 2021, in a collaborative, interprofessional environment.
The California Master Plan for Aging outlines five bold goals and 23 strategies to tackle the growing older-adult population and build a California for all ages by 2030.
Internationally recognized expert in gerontological nursing and nursing education Terri Harvath becomes 77th president of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging.
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing hosts a virtual pinning event to celebrate graduates’ completion of 18-month Master of Science in Nursing program.
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing is among 12 schools nationwide recognized for its efforts to expand diversity, underscoring its mission to advance health and health equity.
The UC Davis Health nurse practitioner (N.P.) residency program prepares new N.P.s to better care for underserved patients. Learn why one resident loves her job and how program leaders say it’s good for Northern California.
With COVID-19 raging across California and the U.S., experts warn that holiday gatherings could put the lives of friends and family at risk. That’s especially true for older adults. But keeping some connection is also crucial for their health.
UC Davis Health expands the fight against the coronavirus by encouraging students, staff and faculty to use the California COVID Notify exposure notification system.
Nurse practitioner graduate student Elisa Garcia shares how the core values of the Army instilled in her a desire to care for underserved communities.
More than three decades after a life-altering car crash, a nurse practitioner recounts how her experience as a patient prompted her to change her career and choose a life caring for others. This National Nurse Practitioner Week feature shares her story.
Assistant Professor Fawn Cothran named fellow in the nation's oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education and practice in the field of aging.
UC Davis Health will select up to 10 N.P.s to begin a year-long, full-time residenc to provide high-quality primary care in under-resourced areas.