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UW 2015 Elizabeth Sterling Soule Endowed Lecture: Nursing the Next Generation: How today's politics affects tomorrow's health care

Posted about 2 years ago by Karen Kilian

Title: 2015 Elizabeth Sterling Soule Endowed Lecture, Nursing the Next Generation: How today's politics affects tomorrow's health care
Date: Tuesday, Nov. 3
Time: 6-8:30 p.m.
Location: UW Alder Commons Auditorium

The UW School of Nursing presents the 2015 Elizabeth Sterling Soule Endowed Lecture, Nursing the Next Generation: How today's politics affects tomorrow's health care, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, in the UW Alder Commons Auditorium.

The Soule lecture will feature a keynote address by renowned nurse economist Dr. Peter Buerhaus, a Montana State University College of Nursing professor, discussing the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the nursing workforce.

A panel discussion exploring how today's political decisions will shape future population health moderated by Dean Azita Emami will follow.

About the Soule lecture:
Established in 1979, the Elizabeth Sterling Soule Endowed Lecture honors the founding dean of the University of Washington School of Nursing. Soule was called the mother of nursing in the Pacific Northwest by Time magazine, and was a driving force behind the transition in nursing education from apprenticeship programs in area hospitals to formal training programs. She created what would become the national standard for nursing education. The annual Soule lecture features prominent nursing and health care leaders and is supported through the Elizabeth Sterling Soule Endowed Fund.

About the UW School of Nursing:
The UW School of Nursing is one of the nation's leading nursing schools and is dedicated to addressing challenges facing health care and improving health at all ages. The UW School of Nursing educates the next generation of nurse leaders, advances nursing science and responds the needs of the community, locally