UW News

September 30, 2010

UW Nursing’s Betty Bekemeier named a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar

Betty Bekemeier, UW assistant professor of nursing, has won a competitive grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to study how research partnerships between public health leaders in government, academia and the non-profit sector can answer practice-based questions that affect public health policies.

August 19, 2010

UW Nurse Camp creates collegiate opportunities for minority and low-income high school students

This summer 24 teens explored nursing as a possible career by learning basic clinical skills and seeing professional options for nurses.

U.S. Department of Education award prepares new nurse educators

The Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need grants are given to reduce the pending national shortage of faculty in nursing schools and

June 24, 2010

Largest ever interprofessional training event for health sciences students a success

According to a 2007 study by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, teamwork breakdowns, such as lack of supervision and patient hand-off problems, account for 70 percent of errors by medical trainees.