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November 2020

Ignoring COVID-19 these holidays risks the lives of your family (video)

November 20, 2020

With COVID-19 raging across California and the U.S., experts warn that holiday gatherings could put the lives of friends and family at risk. That’s especially true for older adults. But keeping some connection is also crucial for their health.

UC Davis rolls out COVID-19 exposure app to campuses (video)

November 18, 2020

UC Davis Health expands the fight against the coronavirus by encouraging students, staff and faculty to use the California COVID Notify exposure notification system.

Army veteran’s military service fueled passion to care for the underserved

November 10, 2020

Nurse practitioner graduate student Elisa Garcia shares how the core values of the Army instilled in her a desire to care for underserved communities.

A wrong turn results in the right path

November 9, 2020

More than three decades after a life-altering car crash, a nurse practitioner recounts how her experience as a patient prompted her to change her career and choose a life caring for others. This National Nurse Practitioner Week feature shares her story.

UC Davis nursing professor named Gerontological Society of America fellow

November 6, 2020

Assistant Professor Fawn Cothran  named fellow in the nation's oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education and practice in the field of aging.

Applications open for UC Davis Health nurse practitioner residency program

November 3, 2020

UC Davis Health will select up to 10 N.P.s to begin a year-long, full-time residenc to provide high-quality primary care in under-resourced areas.

October 2020

UC Davis nursing school leaders named fellows in American Academy of Nursing

October 29, 2020

Five nurse leaders connected with the School of Nursing receive profession’s highest distinction.

Students volunteer to provide flu shots at Yolo County drive-through clinic

October 13, 2020

Nearly 20 students from the UC Davis School of Medicine and Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing are volunteering their weekend hours at Yolo County’s free flu shot clinic in West Sacramento to help vaccinate the underserved.

Happy 10th Anniversary to the School of Nursing!

October 8, 2020

The School of Nursing grew out of the shared vision of UC Davis and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. Now, more than 650 alumni make an indelible impact on the clinics, classrooms and communities in which they serve. They embody and enact the vision of our founders from bedside care to individuals and families to bold changes in health care systems across California.

New nursing collaboration addresses discrimination, advances diversity and inclusion

October 5, 2020

UC Davis Health is tackling racism by giving nurses new tools to address discrimination, which includes an effort that focuses on relationships as well as anti-racism and cultural humility training at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing.

September 2020

UC Davis nursing professor named fellow in Academy of Nursing Education

September 23, 2020

Clinical Professor Amy Nichols inducted into prestigious group of nursing educators at National League for Nursing convention.

Improving partnerships between family caregivers and health care professionals

September 21, 2020

An international conference shares strategies and innovative programs for future health professionals to identify caregivers’ preparedness to provide care, as well as training in family-centered communication for the incumbent workforce.

UC Davis physician assistant graduates take oath

September 18, 2020

After 27 months of classroom discussions, skills lab instruction, and hundreds of hours of clinical rotations, Class of 2020 graduates gather virtually to recite the Physician Assistant Professional Oath.

Sacramento philanthropists lend support to healthy aging efforts

September 18, 2020

Two Sacramento families - Angelo K. and Sofia Tsakopoulos and Chrysanthy and George Demos - donate funds to support an effort to preserve independence and choice for people as they age.

Introducing COVID19questions.org

September 17, 2020

UC Davis Health is part of a a new research consortium inviting clinicians, researchers, patients and the general public to submit questions that could be answered by COVID-19 patient record data. 

ACTIVATE will bring telehealth services to vulnerable, at-risk residents of California’s Central Valley

September 10, 2020

A new public-private pilot initiative will bring telehealth services to underserved rural residents to reach populations who are vulnerable to the worst outcomes of the COVID-19 pandemic with the technology, skills and connections they need to access and utilize health care services.

Aging Initiative: New integrated approach builds on foundation of older-adult care (video)

September 1, 2020

UC Davis Health launches a new initiative to provide world class care to older adults through clinical services, research and education.

August 2020

UC Davis Health patient safety experts offer primer to prevent COVID-19 diagnostic error

August 19, 2020

The co-editors-in-chief of a globally recognized resource on patient safety sift through coronavirus information from the U.S. and around the world to provide substance and perspective.

UC Davis nursing school launches scholarship program for disadvantaged students

August 10, 2020

A new Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students Program at the School of Nursing will support students in the graduate school's entry-level nursing program.

Music & Memory reduces dementia medications and aggressive behavior

August 3, 2020

In the most comprehensive study of its kind on the effects of the Music & Memory program, researchers from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis found personalized music reduces the amount of medication taken by nursing home residents and lessens their aggressive behaviors.

July 2020

New nurse practitioner residents begin clinical rotations

July 29, 2020

The first group of nurse practitioner residents begin clinical rotations in a program to equip new advanced practice providers with new skills for better patient care and increased access to care.

UC Davis Health expert offers family caregivers road map for navigating COVID-19

July 13, 2020

Few groups have faced more stress and confusion facing down COVID-19 than older adults and the people who care for them. Terri Harvath, director of the Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, offers guidance and tips.

School of Nursing welcomes new students (VIDEO)

July 7, 2020

137 future registered nurses, physician assistants and family nurse practitioners embarked upon their education journeys at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis.

UC Davis nursing school selects inaugural nurse leader fellows

July 6, 2020

The 11 members of the inaugural cohort for the Betty Irene Moore Fellowships for Nurse Leaders and Innovators bring diversity of perspective and great potential to advance the nursing profession and are affiliated with major public and private universities across the country.

June 2020

Experts offer tips for summer gatherings with family amid COVID-19

June 29, 2020

UC Davis Health officials warn to not let your guard down and don’t assume keeping things within the family is safe or free from masking and social distancing guidelines..

New road map drives better health outcomes for everyone by 2030

June 29, 2020

New recommendations focus on the importance of a seamless system of comprehensive, accessible care designed to keep people healthy and well.

UC Davis nursing school names new health equity, diversity and inclusion dean

June 25, 2020

Piri Ackerman-Barger is tapped to lead the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing's efforts to create a diverse and welcoming setting in which to learn, work and collaborate. She is the first to hold this position in the school.

UC Davis nursing school hosts virtual celebration

June 11, 2020

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis celebrates the accomplishments of this year's graduates with a virtual celebration.

May 2020

How Sacramento’s history has shaped today’s health care disparities [video]

May 21, 2020

Leaders from UC Davis Health tour Sacramento to learn history of its neighborhood and how it impacts the social determinants of health in the region.

UC Davis nursing professor named fellow in American Medical Informatics Association

May 19, 2020

School of Nursing Assistant Professor Katherine Kim is named a fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association.

UC Davis Health nurses discuss self-care during virtual gathering

May 12, 2020

More than 50 nurses from throughout UC Davis Health gathered virtually on Mon. May 11 to share experiences on the front lines and best practices for self-care.

Year of the Nurse includes opportunity for nurses to tell their own stories

May 6, 2020

To help honor the “Year of the Nurse,” UC Davis Health has launched a blog featuring nurses voicing their own stories, the ups and downs of a career in caring for others.

Determination and heart power young nurse

May 5, 2020

Lourdes Cueva starts this week as a UC Davis Medical Center nurse after negotiating pathway programs, working since high school to help her family and entering the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing with a seven-week-old daughter.

April 2020

UC Davis nursing and medical schools team up, keep students on track

April 30, 2020

The UC Davis School of Medicine step up to welcome physician assistant and family nurse practitioners from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis in departments for clinical rotations and preceptors.

Examining self-care in The Year of the Nurse

April 29, 2020

A virtual town hall for UC Davis Health nurses focused on self-care and builds community.

New certificate program for mental health providers delays start date

April 2, 2020

An online, post-master’s certificate program to nearly double the state’s current pipeline of PMHNP psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners delays launch date due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 2020

In times of crisis, remember to meditate

March 18, 2020

UC Davis cardiologist Uma Srivatsa recommends doing "five steps for five minutes" in times of high stress.

UC Davis schools of medicine and nursing receive high national rankings by U.S. News

March 17, 2020

UC Davis School of Medicine and Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing continue to climb into key national rankings

UC Davis School of Nursing rises in U.S. News & World Report top graduate nursing program rankings

March 16, 2020

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis moves up six spots in U.S. News & World Report ranking of best graduate schools.

January 2020

New University of California program will double pipeline of specialized mental health providers in response to growing crisis

January 29, 2020

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis partners with nursing schools at UCSF and UCLA to launch the first online, post-master’s certificate program of its kind in California to nearly double the state’s current pipeline of mental health nurse practitioners between now and 2025. 

Watch video: Deans Brashear, Cavanagh share insights on KVIE’s “Studio Sacramento”

January 27, 2020

Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Dean Stephen Cavanagh and School of Medicine Dean Allison Brashear conversed recently with host Scott Syphax about the evolving relationships among physicians, nurses and patients.

UC Davis physician assistant professor named national distinguished fellow

January 23, 2020

Gerald Kayingo, an associate clinical professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, is named a distinguished fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants due to his outstanding contributions to the profession and his involvement in the community.

VIDEO: UC Davis nursing school opens applications for nurse leader fellowships

January 9, 2020

Applications are now open for a new fellowship program for nursing scholars and innovators with a high potential to accelerate leadership in nursing research, practice, education, policy and entrepreneurship.

December 2019

Three nursing teams earn PRISM awards, making UC Davis Medical Center No. 1 in state

December 20, 2019

Three UC Davis Medical Center nursing units earned national recognition this week for exemplary patient care and professional development achievements.

VIDEO: From patient to professional

December 13, 2019

Graduate nursing student Jason Ramos reunites with the nurse who saved his life and prepares for a career to care for others as he was cared for at UC Davis Health.

VIDEO: UC Davis nursing students mark end of graduate program with traditional pinning ceremony

December 13, 2019

Graduate students from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing celebration the completion of their studies and look forward to entering the nursing profession.

VIDEO: Bus tour connects UC Davis Health with Central Valley communities, gains national recognition

December 13, 2019

Students from the UC Davis schools of nursing and medicine experience the Central Valley region and learn how to better serve those populations.

VIDEO: The Art of Healing

December 11, 2019

For more than 35 years, UC Davis Health has been acquiring and displaying the unique works of local artists. Art has healing qualities, and UC Davis’ collection is designed to enrich the lives of patients, families, students and staff.

UC Davis nursing school receives $37.5 million from Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to support nurse leaders and innovators, expand national impact

December 3, 2019

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation grants UC Davis $37.5 million to establish a national fellowship program for nurse leaders and innovators.