Amplify Nursing

Amplify Nursing

AmplifyNursing features nurses who are leading the way in nursing science, policy and innovation. Our guests defy stereotypes, define practice, and disrupt convention. We highlight the breadth and depth of nursing influence on society by amplifying nurses who are pushing boundaries and breaking down barriers to build a new paradigm. AmplifyNursing is a Penn Nursing podcast supported by the Pinola Fund for Innovation in Nursing.

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May 12, 2022 25 min

Today on Amplify Nursing, we talk with Jonathan Zhu, a rising senior BSN student at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. As an assistant with our Penn Nursing innovation program, Jon has worked on various projects including the Design Thinking for Health platform, Penn Nursing Innovation Accelerator, and Penn Nursing Story Slam. Jon has also participated in numerous healthcare hackathons, including NurseHack4Health, Je...

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On this episode of the Amplify Nursing podcast, we talk with Dr. Neil Bardhan, Director of Applied Storytelling at First Person Arts, and Christina Eskridge, founder and Executive Director of Elevate Theatre Company. Dr. Bardhan is a science communication expert with a Ph.D. in Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and he has been very involved in story slams across the country, including the Penn Nursing Story Slam. Dr. Bardhan is an expe...

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Today on Amplify Nursing, we talk with Dr. Dawn Bent, program administrator of the DNP-Nurse Anesthesia Program at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Nursing

As a faculty at Penn Nursing, Dr. Bent has mentored numerous nursing students, and she continues to inspire and support them through the many clinical and academic rigors that they face.

Dr. Bent talks with us about the significance mentorship plays in nursing educatio...

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Today on Amplify Nursing, we talk with Dr. Julie Fairman, Professor of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Dr. Fairman is a renowned nurse historian who has made significant contributions in studying how 20th-century healthcare issues have influenced current nursing and health care trends. Her remarkable career has sparked a new paradigm for studying the history of health care and health policy, with her cu...

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Today on AmplifyNursing, we talk with Anthony Scarpone-Lambert, Co-founder and CEO of LumifyCare

As an undergrad at Penn Nursing, Anthony was intrigued by the idea of attending a nurse hackathon. He embraced the challenge, pitched an idea to the group, and even met his co-founder.

We talk to Anthony about his transformative experience, the benefits of working with a design thinking model of innovation, and his journey from nursing ...

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Today on the Amplify Nursing podcast we talk with internationally recognized historian of nursing Dr. Patricia D’Antonio, Director of the Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.

Studying the history of nursing has been the joy of Dr. D'Antonio's career and she believes history is one of the most critical methodologies we have to confront the complexiti...

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Today we talk with Dr. Hafeeza Anchrum, a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Penn Program on Race, Science, and Society (PRSS). Curious about the history of nurses that shared her experiences, she recently completed a doctoral degree capturing the oral history of black nurses and their struggle for equality during the civil rights movement.

Growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, as a child of a mother of the civil rights movement, Dr. Anchrum u...

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On this episode of Amplify Nursing, we talk to Matt Douma, a clinical nurse educator and resuscitation science expert working for Alberta Health Services in Canada.

Today we talk to Matt about his early career challenges in nursing, his passion for research, and the importance of ethical considerations in resuscitation research. 

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On the next episode of the Amplify Nursing podcast, we talk with Ravenne Aponte. Ravenne is a doctoral student at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing in the Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing focusing her research on the history of black nurses. Ravenne started her educational career with a Bachelor of Arts in African American Studies with a minor in Health Disparities and then received a Bach...

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On this episode of AmplifyNursing, we talk with our nursing neighbors to the north, Rob Paquin and Allan Lai. Allan, a self-proclaimed reformed back-packer and couch surfer, is a critical care nurse and educator currently training to be a family nurse practitioner. Rob is also a critical care nurse with an interest in healthcare design currently pursuing a PhD at King’s College in London. Together they host the podcast ResusTonight...

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On this episode of AmplifyNursing, we talk to Mary Rose Saint-Cyr. Mary Rose is a 2nd year nursing student in the direct-entry MSN program at MGH's Institute for Health Professionals in Boston.

A second-degree nursing student, and no stranger to academia, Mary Rose has spent her career supporting underrepresented students in healthcare. Today we talk about her journey into nursing, her passion for workforce diversity initiatives...

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We are kicking off season 4 of the Amplify Nursing podcast with a live podcast interview at the B.PHL Innovation Fest. Our guest for this event is Dr. Antonia Villarruel, professor and Margaret Bond Simon, Dean of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School Nursing.

Dr. Villarruel is an internationally renowned leader in research, policy, and practice and has worked to improve the health of underserved Latino communities as wel...

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October 7, 2021 1 min

Amplify Nursing Season 4 will launch in October 2021!

Our Amplify Nursing guests defy stereotypes, define practice, and disrupt convention. We highlight the breadth and depth of nursing influence on society by amplifying nurses who are pushing boundaries and breaking down barriers to build a new paradigm.

Amplify Nursing is a Penn Nursing podcast supported by the Pinola Fund for Innovation in Nursing, and hosted by Marion Leary and D...

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Today on AmplifyNursing, we talk to Dr. Terry Richmond, the Andrea B. Laporte Professor of Nursing, Associate Dean for Research & Innovation at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Dr Richmond is an accomplished nurse and researcher focusing on improving outcomes for victims of trauma. Today, we talk to Dr. Richmond about her journey into nursing, her most recent research focus, and the importance of remembering th...

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On this special episode of the Amplify Nursing podcast, we talk with Penn Nursing students Casey Cheng and Amy Xia, President and Vice President, of APANSA, the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing's Asian Pacific American Nursing Student Association. APANSA is a community dedicated to providing support and representation for the AAPI minority population within the Penn School of Nursing. We talk with Casey and Amy abou...

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Mari-Carmen Farmer is a nurse midwife and social justice advocate who knew from a very young age that she wanted to be a nurse. That calling was solidified while working beside nurses caring for her daughter who was born with a genetic anomaly. Currently, she works in a community practice in Philadelphia which serves immigrant communities, patients who are underinsured, and women of color. We talk with her about her path to, and ta...

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On this episode of Amplify Nursing, we talk to ER nurse David Scher and COO of Vot-ER Aliya Bhatia. Founded by ER physician Alister Martin, Vot-ER is an organization that provides access to voter registration whenever patients and families come into the healthcare system. Today we talk to Aliya and David about Vot-ER's mission, the intersectionality of health and civics, and helping those without a voice get one.

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This week on AmplifyNursing we welcome the return of Dr. Alison Buttenheim. A public health researcher and behavioral epidemiologist, Dr. Buttenheim is an associate professor of nursing at UPenn School of Nursing and assistant professor of health policy at the Perelman School of Medicine. Today, we talk to Dr. Buttenheim about the current and evolving state of the coronavirus pandemic in the US and across the globe. She shares her ...

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On a special episode of the Amplify Nursing podcast, we talk with Dallas Ducar, a nurse practitioner, activist, and CEO of Transhealth Northampton. Dallas talks with us about the Arkansas House Bill 1570, signed into law earlier this month which prohibits access to safe health care for transgender and non-binary minors, her journey transitioning to the person she is today, and her fierce advocacy speaking up for gender-affirming ca...

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On our next episode of Amplify Nursing, we talk with Dr. Donte Flanagan. A nurse anesthetist, mentor, and author, Dr. Flanagan is a driven advocate for students of color and those underrepresented and looks to inspire and motivate them in all that he does. Through his foundation Bigger Dreams, Better Tomorrows, and in his new memoir, Dream Big, he shares his experiences with others. Today we talk with him about those dreams, his pe...

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