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NYU College of Nursing Presents a Panel Presentation on the IOM’s "The Future of Nursing" Report, Feb 17th

January 18, 2011
N-197, 2011-12

New York University College of Nursing’s Dean Terry Fulmer along with the Alex and Rita Hillman Family Foundation will host a panel presentation and discussion on "The Future of Nursing" report, a Robert Wood Johnson Initiative at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), on February 17, 2011, from 6:00p - 7:30p at the NYU Welcome Center, Shimkin  Hall, 50 West 4th Street and Washington Square East, NYC. [Subways A,C,E, B,D,M to West 4th Street; 6 line to Astor Place; R train to 8th Street.].  

“The Future of Nursing,” report, released in October 2010, explores how nurses' roles, responsibilities, and education should change significantly to meet the increased demand for care that will be created by health care reform and to advance improvements in America's increasingly complex health system.

Panel members include:

  • Dr. Christine Kovner, RN, FAAN, NYUCN faculty member who will give an overview of the report and its eight recommendations;
  •  Dr. Kimberly Glassman, RN, chief nursing officer, NYU Langone Medical Center and Research Associate Professor of Nursing,  discusses  the Report from the viewpoint of academic medical centers focusing on the most important recommendations to implement;
  • Dr. Julie Fairman, RN, FAAN, U Penn professor of nursing, and director of the Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, will discuss the previous  commissions on nursing and what happened to those recommendations and how the IOM commission is different;
  • Dr. Marc Gourevitch, Director of NYU Langone Medical Center's Division of General Internal Medicine, will comment on two of the reports' recommendations: 1) expanded scope of practice for nurse practitioners; 2) 80% of RNs have a BS by 2020.  Dr. Gourevitch brings the perspective of a general internal medicine doctor working at a large urban medical center with huge residency programs. 

To RSVP for the panel presentation, please email Ms. Linda D'Andrea, president of the Hillman Alumni Association,  For more information, please contact Amy J.B. Knowles, assistant dean for Student Affairs and Admissions, 212-998-5333.

Members of the media interested in attending should contact Christopher James, 212-998-6876 or   

The panel discussion is co-sponsored by the Alex and Rita Hillman Family Foundation.

Editor’s Note:  The mission of New York University College of Nursing, as an integral part of a research-one private university "in the public service," is to generate new knowledge and educate future nursing professionals who in turn, demonstrate the highest standards of excellence in research, education and practice for a global society.  Follow us on Twitter: @nyunursing



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NYU College of Nursing: "The Future of Nursing" Report, Feb 17th

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