Member Publications Updates

April 25, 2017 - 3:25 pm

Duke AHEAD member Jennie De Gagne's, PhD, DNP, RN-BC, CNE, ANEF, paper “Experience of Novice Clinical Adjunct Faculty: A Qualitative Study" was published in the Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing.

Certificate Program Project Accepted for Poster Presentation

April 25, 2017 - 3:20 pm

Stacey O’Brien, MSN, RN-BC, recent graduate of the AHEAD certificate program, had her program project accepted for poster presentation at the 13th annual SENSES (Southeastern Nursing Staff Education Symposium) in October 2017. Congratulations!

AHEAD Members Named Assistant Deans in School of Medicine

April 25, 2017 - 3:15 pm

Member Dr. Nancy Knudsen has been named Assistant Dean for Learning Environment, and steering committee member Dr.

Duke/UNC Collaborative Holds 2nd Event at DUSON

April 25, 2017 - 12:50 pm

The Duke/UNC/VA Health Professions Education Collaborative held it's second event on 4/19 at Duke University School of Nursing.  The four hour event included simulation exercises with ED, inpatient, and outpatient examples of interprofessional practice and teaching methods throughout.

AHEAD Grant Recipient to Present Work at National Meeting

April 25, 2017 - 12:05 pm

Gayathri Devi, PhD in the Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Sciences and a Duke Ahead member will present an abstract related to the development and goals of the Duke MERITS Education program for the Advancement of Translational Sciences at the 2017 Association for Clinical and Translational Sciences (ACTS) Meeting (April 19-21) in Washington, DC.

SAVE THE DATE - DUSON Clinical Instructor Intensive

April 14, 2017 - 2:35 pm

For so many of us in nursing education, the hiring, orientation, and development of clinical instructors (CIs) continue to be an ongoing challenge, particularly in light of the demands of our contemporary nursing curricula. The Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) has designed a conference that – over the past 10 years – has helped many CIs be better prepared for their role and responsibilities, and we hope you will join us for the 2017 CI Intensive.

Pat Thibodeau Retires In March After 24 Years of Service

March 23, 2017 - 2:20 pm

As Pat Thibodeau, Associate Dean for Library Services & Archives, prepares to retire at the end of March, she leaves a rich legacy of innovation, collaboration, and mentorship. During her entire career and twenty-four-year tenure at Duke, the medical and library professions have both undergone many changes and faced many challenges, yet Pat has admirably led and guided the Duke Medical Center Library & Archives into the digital age. Under her leadership, the library has pushed forward and not only survived, but also thrived and grown to become an important leader in the field.


AHEAD to Sponsor Selected Nursing Transformation Conference Participants

March 16, 2017 - 1:25 pm

The Transforming Nursing Education conference that is sponsored by the Duke University School of Nursing’s Institute for Education Excellence, and all are invited to attend.

Oermann Keynote Speaker for National Conference

March 16, 2017 - 12:30 pm

Member Marilyn Oermann was the keynote speaker at the California Associate Degree Nursing Deans and Directors Leadership Conference recently.  She presented "Are Nurse Faculty Prepared for the Roles" and also led a plenary session "Gear Up for Program Evaluation."

Duke IPE Clinic Treats 1000th Patient

March 16, 2017 - 12:15 pm

The Duke University Direct Observation and Interprofessional Clinic recently treated its 1,000th patient! Duke University schools of nursing and medicine faculty members and students care for patients in this after-hours clinic, which is open four days a week from 5 to 9 p.m.