Leadership

Nurse practitioner

Advancing Care: Nurse Practitioners, At-Risk Communities, and the Ever-Expanding Education that Puts Nurses at the Heart of Serving Communities in Need

Nurses have been playing a unique and vital role in our battles against disease for centuries. Since the 1960s in the US, nurses have been at the forefront not only of health care services but also of health care administration and management. Nurses continue evolving their skills and the profession itself to meet needs beyond even their own imaginations and comfort levels. Read more

AMN Healthcare team members show their thanks to the incredible health care workers caring for communities in Texas and around the country.

Courage and Commitment: Staffing for Crisis Care

Q&A with Kelly Rakowski, MHSA ’93

What's it like to manage health care systems and personnel during a global pandemic? For an inside view, we connected with alum Kelly Rakowski, a national staffing solutions leader. She and her team are working across the country with organizations and with “hand raisers”—retired or out-of-work health care workers stepping forward to help fight the outbreak. Read more

Graphic of Patricia Wren

How to Think about Coronavirus Like a Public Health Expert

Patricia Wren, MPH ’92

Public health leader, UM-Dearborn professor, and Michigan Public Health alum Patricia Wren weighs in on why the current disruptions to our daily lives are necessary—and why we should probably prepare for the long haul. Read more

Health Services Research and Policy students

Generational Impact: Fifty Years of the PhD Program in Health Services Research and Policy

The long and illustrious careers of alums from Michigan’s program in Health Services Research and Policy demonstrate the impact of professionals trained in both practice and academia—a testament to the educational value of the program for students and the broad influence the program has had on health care management and policy in the US and beyond. Read more