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Becoming a Nurse in the Era of COVID-19

October 29, 2020

Registered nurses Daniel Ambler and Rose Deocampo graduated from the New Graduate Nurse Transition to Practice Program during the COVID-19 pandemic. Becoming a Nurse in the Era of COVID-19 When a nurse is asked why he or she chose to enter the profession, the common answer often revolves around the…

Nurses By Day, Social Justice Activists By Night

May 6, 2021

Nurses By Day, Social Justice Activists By Night Laura Chechel, center, with Christina Kelley and Danisha Jenkins on right, standing together with other local nurses during a Black Lives Matter protest in 2020. Since May 2020, a team of registered nurses in San Diego have taken part in efforts advocating…

A Nursing Student’s DREAM

May 12, 2022

…his Associates Degree in Nursing and plans of take his National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) in the summer to become a Registered Nurse. A Nursing Student’s DREAM Watching nurses tend to his beloved grandfather, diagnosed with terminal cancer, Christopher Vela decided he wanted to be a nurse, too. The level…

Watching Loved One Go through Treatment Inspires Father to Become Nurse

May 10, 2023

The New Graduate Nurse Transition to Practice Program at UC San Diego Health offers nurses with lifelong learning, training and other opportunities.

National Study Confirms Nurses at Higher Risk of Suicide than General Population

February 3, 2020

In the first national study of its size, researchers at UC San Diego have found that nurses are at higher risk of suicide than the general population. Results were published in the February edition of WORLDviews on Evidence Based-Nursing.

Margarita Baggett Elected President of Association of California Nurse Leaders

November 1, 2012

Margarita Baggett, MSN, BSN, RN, chief nursing officer (CNO) and interim chief operating officer (COO) for UC San Diego Health System has been elected President of the Association of California Nurse Leaders (ACNL), a prestigious statewide organization that advances the art and profession of nursing.

Daring to Ask the Unanswered Questions

February 27, 2023

Judy Davidson, DNP, RN, nurse scientist at UC San Diego Health, mentors other nurses with their research projects. Davidson’s passion for nurse research projects is evident with a new $1.5 million grant to study nurse suicide risk detection and prevention strategies.

Health Care Heroes: UC San Diego Nurses Pour Hearts into Caring for Patients with COVID-19

May 7, 2020

…Heroes: UC San Diego Nurses Pour Hearts into Caring for Patients with COVID-19 Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, health care workers have worked around the clock to care for patients suffering from the effects of this new virus. Nurses, such as Stephanie Lichtwardt, have become like a second…

Preventing Nurse Suicides as New Study Finds Shift in Method

December 21, 2020

In a new study, University of California San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Health researchers report that the rate of firearm use by female nurses who die by suicide increased between 2014 to 2017.

UC San Diego Health System CNO/Acting COO Receives Visionary Award

December 5, 2011

Margarita M. Baggett, MSN, RN, Chief Nursing Officer, UC San Diego Health System, is the winner of Nursing Management’s 2011 Visionary Leader award. The annual award recognizes a nurse leader who “views nursing as both art and science by promoting caring and competence as the link between science and humanity.”

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