Assistant Professor Jessica Draughon Moret leads a webinar session.
Assistant Professor Jessica Draughon Moret leads a webinar session.

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis webinar series is the perfect way to learn more about our distinctive school, our doctoral nursing programs and get to know the faculty who lead these programs.

Our virtual series includes webinars that explore our degree options as well as virtual information sessions to understand the application process. Find a list of our upcoming virtual events and register for one or more that interest you.

In all of our live webinars, you can ask questions using the Q&A function. All registrants receive a link to watch a recording of the live webinar. Links below are also updated to the recordings the day after they conclude.

Leveraging Education to Advance Health Equity

Recorded Sept. 15

The graduate degree programs at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis prepare students to advance health locally, nationally and globally in ways that address inequities, big and small, that stand in the way of optimal health and health care equity for all. Watch the recording of this webinar with Piri Ackerman-Barger, the associate dean for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, to learn more about our efforts to build and sustain a diverse academic community.


Ph.D. or D.N.P.? Which one is right for me?

Noon to 1 p.m. (Pacific time) Sept. 28

During this informative webinar, we’ll discuss the two doctoral nursing degrees — the Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree (D.N.P.) and Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Ph.D.). Each degree prepares nurses for unique nursing leadership positions. You’ll hear from our D.N.P. and Ph.D. program directors who will explain the differences about these degree programs and what you might consider as you explore these two career paths.

Virtual Lunch with D.N.P.-F.N.P. Faculty

Noon to 1 p.m. (Pacific time) Oct. 4

Grab your lunch and settle down in front of your laptop or mobile device for an informal webinar with faculty from the Doctor of Nursing Practice — Family Nurse Practitioner Degree Program. You’ll hear directly from the faculty who designed and teach the courses. They will share more about their decisions to pursue D.N.P. degrees and how they apply their degree in practice. They will also discuss more about their roles in the D.N.P.-F.N.P. program and how they enjoy supporting students.

Virtual Lunch with Ph.D. Faculty

Noon to 1 p.m. (Pacific time) Oct. 11

Grab your lunch and settle down in front of your laptop or mobile device for an informal webinar with faculty from the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Doctor of Philosophy Program. You’ll hear directly from the faculty who lead research, teach in the doctoral program and mentor doctoral candidates. They will share more about their decisions to pursue Ph.D.s and how they apply their degree in research and academics. They will also discuss more about their roles in the Ph.D. program and how they enjoy mentoring students.

Information Session: Ph.D. Program

Noon to 1 p.m. (Pacific time) Oct. 28

Learn more about the Doctor of Philosophy Degree Program in this virtual information session. This webinar provides prospective applicants an opportunity to learn more about the degree program as well as in-depth information on the application process. Participants will hear directly from Ph.D. Program Director Janice Bell who will provide insight into the program along with tips on how to submit a strong application. Members of the admissions team will also be on hand to answer admissions and application questions.

Information Session: D.N.P.-F.N.P. Program

Noon to 1 p.m. (Pacific time) Nov. 3

Learn more about the Doctor of Nursing Practice — Family Nurse Practitioner Degree Program in this online information session. This webinar provides nurses an opportunity to learn more about the degree program as well as in-depth information on the application process. Participants will hear directly from D.N.P.-F.N.P. Program Director Kathryn Sexson, who will provide insight into this new, three-year degree program along with tips on how to submit a strong application. Members of the admissions team will also be on hand to answer admissions and application questions.