Black nurses – as well as Black patients – need strong allies and advocates who understand their backgrounds and experiences. That’s just one of the factors that inspired UC Davis Health nurse Carter Todd to establish the Capitol City Black Nurses Association.
Now with 40 members and growing, the group continues to develop the skills of its members and grow its network in the state and across the country.
In celebration of Florence Nightingale's 200th birthday, 2020 is the Year of the Nurse. Beginning on National Nurses Week (May 6-12) and continuing throughout the year, a special blog will feature the stories, memories and motivations of UC Davis Health nurses.
Hear their words, and get to know why and how they invest such heart, passion, expertise and commitment in their life-changing work.