Myra Nuton, RN, was awarded the Grow a Nurse scholarship last year. Check in with her and submit your own application today!

The AAMC Foundation Nursing Scholarship application is now available! The deadline to apply is February 1, 2016. Access the application here. Here’s how Myra Nuton, RN, a nurse at Premier OB GYN, benefited from her scholarship: I have been employed at AAMC for the last four years; it has been[…]

  1. Barbara Bordley: Congratulations Myra on your award. Your pursuit of "enlarging your territory" by continuing to educate your mind, body and soul…

    • Myra: Thank you Barbara Bordley, you have brought a big smile to my heart reading your words of encouragement today. With…

  2. nora turner: Congratulations Myra!

  3. Charlotte Wallace: Congratulations Myra! Best of luck with your studies. Thank you, Carol, for all of your hard work and dedication to…

    • myra: Thank you!

    • Carol Fickinger: Thank you, Charlotte!

  4. Carol Fickinger: It was great meeting Myra at the Nurses Dinner this last year! I was so happy to hear that nurses…

    • myra: Thank You!

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Among America’s most trusted professions, Nurses are again #1

Congratulations, nurses! The public continues to show high regard for nurses by rating them the most trusted profession, according to the annual Gallup poll ranking of honesty and ethics in various fields. Read the Gallup article here. Nurses have topped Gallup’s Honesty and Ethics ranking every year but one since[…]

  1. Keri: A quote from the article that sums up the poll perfectly. Nurses are great and the public recognizes that too!…

Call for proposals coming in January 2016 – start planning for your Bedside Scientist project!

In January 2016, the Nursing Research Council looks forward to formally announcing the call for proposals for the FY 2017 Bedside Scientist Grants. New this year will be a quality improvement project grant and a research grant. Now is the time to be thinking about evidence-based quality improvement projects and[…]

Care beyond the Bedside: Nurses’ Lobby Night 2016

Every year, our senators and delegates welcome nurses into their offices to discuss bills that are pending legislative action. Some of these are new bills and some are bills that need to be reintroduced so that they stay in effect. They want to hear from us! Nurses’ Lobby Night is[…]

  1. Brandy Brown: Come out to Nurses Lobby Night in Annapolis, you'll be glad you did!!!

Participants needed for AAMC reflux management study

AAMC is participating in a clinical study to compare treatment options for patients who continue to have reflux symptoms, like heartburn and regurgitation, despite taking medication every day. The two treatment options for controlling reflux that are being compared are a medical device, called LINX, and medications called Proton Pump[…]

Happy Holidays! Ring in the New Year with a Massage!

To show our appreciation for the staff who keep AAMC running during the holidays, the Physical Wellbeing Taskforce is providing FREE seated chair massages for employees on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31 from 7pm-9pm in the LEED Lobby, main floor of the South Tower (next to the uniform shop.) If[…]

  1. Deb Keane: Thank you !

    • Brandy Brown: You're welcome!! I want to see you there Deb!

  2. Brandy Brown: If I'm the only one, does that mean I get a two hour massage?!!!!!!! :) See you there.

Every nurse should read this: “The Patient Wish List” (via US News and World Report)

Recently, US News and World Report published an article entitled “The Patient Wish List.” Author Peter Pronovost, Director of the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality and Senior Vice President for Patient Safety and Quality at Johns Hopkins Medicine, reported the ten things former patients considered extremely important in[…]

Read Kia Ahmed’s scholarship story, then submit your own application here.

The AAMC Foundation Nursing Scholarship application is now available! Deadline to apply is February 1, 2016. You can access the application here. Here’s how Kia Ahmed, BSN, RN, an Edwards Surgical Pavilion charge nurse, benefited from her scholarship: “When I was awarded the Gus & Marjorie Berlitz Charitable Trust for[…]

  1. Dee Rowel: Kia leads by example and we are so proud of her,just like a mother is proud of her children.Her nursing…

  2. Nia Wright: So proud of you, Kia. You are indeed an exemplary nurse. You're the consummate professional who consistently cares for patients…

  3. Terri Ridel: Way to go Kia! You deserve to be recognized for your hard work and dedication.

  4. Elizabeth Schmidt: Kia is so deserving of this honor. She exemplifies nursing excellence & professionalism.

  5. Trish DeMuth: Kia truly is a caring and exemplary nurse whom I have worked with for the past 4 years. She really…

Jan. 6 Professional Power Hour: Save a Life, Take a Nap

Save a Life, Take a Nap Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2015 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. 2nd floor Conference Room, South Tower Speaker Robin Colchagoff, MSN, RNC-OB, CCE, Clinical Educator, Labor & Delivery “I’m not asleep… but that doesn’t mean I’m awake.” Chances are, you can relate to this statement — nurses[…]

  1. Michelle Seanger: Bummer! I would really like to attend. I am not havailable this day, so i was wondering if there is…

    • Monica Mewshaw: Michelle, I will send you a copy of the power points. You can also contact Robin for specific questions. We…