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From SJPHC Patient to Nurse with Scholarship, Mentorship and Determination

Anyeli “Jelly” Pichardo, BSN, has a long history with her beloved Southern Jamaica Plain Health…

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‘An Exceptional Nurse’: Brigham Nurse Honored as National ‘NICU Hero’ for Outstanding Compassion

During her twin sons’ time in the Brigham NICU, Ann Marie Rivard, BSN, RN, credited Catherine…

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“Proud and Thankful:” Brigham Nurses Attend ANCC’s Magnet Conference

Inspired, energized and proud are just a few of the ways that Brigham nurses and nurse leaders described…

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Educators Provide Support Around the Clock

On a recent overnight on Braunwald Tower 10A, Claire Collett, BSN, RN, had a patient receiving a…

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‘Running a Full Code on the Dance Floor:’ ED Nurses Provide Lifesaving Care at Colleague’s Wedding Reception

Micaela Deary, MSN, RN, of the Emergency Department, is used to seeing her nursing colleagues provide…

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Surprising Colleagues with the Neskey Educational Opportunity Fund Scholarship

This week, nursing leaders and staff gathered to surprise Kristen Coyne and Debora Pontes with the news…

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A Q&A with Jane Postizzi: Providing Compassionate, Expert Care for Patients with Opioid Use Disorder

Developed by an interprofessional team, a new set of guidelines implemented at the Brigham this summer…

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Brigham Nurses Donate 200-Plus Care Packages During National Nurses Month

While National Nurses Month is focused on recognizing nurses’ contributions, Brigham nurses also…

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Jenelle Johnson’s Pet Project

Nurses not only make a difference in the work they do within the hospital each day, but also by…

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NP Dedicates Time to Beautifying and Inspiring a Community

Nurses and nurse practitioners not only make a difference in the work they do within the hospital each…

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Addressing Racism in Nursing and Health Care: A Q&A with Nadia Raymond

Nadia Raymond, PhD, MSN/MHA, RN, regional nursing director at Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center, has…

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A ‘Milestone in Storied Tradition’ of Nursing Excellence: Brigham Celebrates Inaugural Distinguished Chair in Nursing

When Brigham nursing leaders gathered in 2017 to meet Maddy Pearson, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, the new chief…

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CNSC-Certified Dietitians Expand Nutritional Care for Critically Ill Patients

When patients cannot eat on their own, their nutritional needs must be met another way. This is…

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Braunwald Tower 14CD Staff Surprise Nurse Director with Appreciation Day

The nurses on Braunwald Tower 14CD, a medical intermediate care unit, recently expressed their gratitude…

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In-House PCA Training Program Brings New Talent to the Brigham

When Rakiah Harrison-Corgain attended nursing school a few years ago, she was uncertain that the…

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Nourishment for the Body and Soul: Spiritual Care Offers Fresh Challah

This summer, Spiritual Care Services has been bringing fresh challah rolls to Jewish patients at the…

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Celebrating Patient Care Associate, Medical Assistant and Emergency Services Assistant Week

In honor of Patient Care Associate (PCA), Medical Assistant (MA) and Emergency Services Assistant (ESA)…

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Nurse-Driven Improvement: Proactive Rounding Benefits At-Risk Patients and Nurses

This project was presented during a breakout session at Karsh Scholars Day on May 26, 2022. By…

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Karsh Scholars Day Highlights Nurse-Led Research, Innovation

Despite the disruptions of the pandemic, nurse-driven research, innovation and quality improvement…

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Marie Caulfield, a 25-Time Marathon Runner, Fundraiser for Cancer Research

Beyond the Brigham Nurses not only make a difference in the work they do within the hospital each day,…

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Brigham Nurses Reflect on Boston Marathon Experience with Stepping Strong Team

In honor of the 126th Boston Marathon, Heart & Science spoke with several Brigham nurses about their…

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Celebrating Certified Nurses Day: March 19

In honor of Certified Nurses Day on March 19, we spoke with some of our certified nurses across the…

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Nora McDonough Nurse Residency Program Celebrates Accreditation

The transition from nursing student to professional practice can be daunting without the right support.…

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‘More to Give’: ED Nurse Dedicated to Serving Locally and Globally

When Aaron Chase, BSN, RN, an Emergency Department (ED) nurse and veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps,…

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Celebrating the First Ambulatory Care Nursing Week, Feb. 7 – 13

In honor of the first ever Ambulatory Care Nursing Week, we spoke with some of our ambulatory nurses…

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‘Educate, Innovate and Celebrate:’ Brigham Nurses Attend Magnet Conference

This year’s Magnet conference was an opportunity to form connections, learn from and share knowledge…

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Fellowship Prepares Nurse Practitioners for Challenges, Rewards of Palliative Care in Serious Illness

Kate Sciacca, MSN, AGACNP-BC, felt her calling to end-of-life care as a patient care assistant in Labor…

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Perron Reflects on 33 Years of Service

“What would Judy do?” Judy Perron, MSN, RN, was humbled to see Emergency Department nurses wearing…

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Hope Lives Here: SJPHC Spotlights Intimate Partner Violence Awareness Month

At Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center (SJPHC), staff are showing support for survivors of intimate…

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CWN-8 North Staff to Cancer Patients: ‘Nobody Fights Alone’

Nobody fights alone. That’s the message that a group of 25 nurses, patient care assistants and a…

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Meet Our Brigham Nurse Scientists

Nurse scientists support staff in research, innovation and improvement initiatives.

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‘Desperate Need:’ Brigham ED Nurse Deployed to Haiti for Earthquake Relief

Less than 24 hours after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on Aug. 14, Emergency Department (ED)…

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‘Resiliency and Hope’: Brigham and MGH Nurse Supports Afghan Refugees in Flight

With less than a day’s notice, Monica Staples, DNP, RN, recently embarked on a mission to support…

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Nurses Honored with Pink Pins after Security Drill

Elcie Vixama and Joan Zagame were recognized for their quick response during a recent Security drill.

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A Virtual Success: Nurse-Driven Innovation Improves Patient Experience and Care

Rich Boyajian founded the Virtual Prostate Cancer Clinic in 2016.

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12 ‘Quick’ Hours to Make a Difference

A group of nurses on Braunwald Tower 15 launch an apparel line to support nursing resiliency.

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TULIP Award Celebrates Compassionate Care

When Pamela Cook, patient care associate, arrived at work on the morning of June 23, she had no idea…

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Nurse holding heart-shaped object

Studying the Effects of the Pandemic on ED Nurses

Meredith Scannell was one of three nurses to receive the ENA Foundation grant.

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Colinda Cole-French

‘I Just Want to Be a Really Great Nurse’: Nurse Resident Details Her Unique Path to the Profession and Desire to Make a Difference

Colinda Cole-French reflects on her "non-traditional" path to nursing.

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Celebrating Nurse Residency Graduates

22 nurses completed the Nora McDonough Nurse Residency Program.

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‘Uniquely Positioned to Improve Care’: The Important Role of Nurses in Research

A Q&A with Caitlin Guerrero, MSN, RN, CNL, OCN

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Guidelines through the years

Updated Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Make Every Bite Count

The latest guidelines expand upon nutrition tips for children and emphasize the importance of nutrition and a healthy eating pattern from childhood to adulthood.

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Oluwabusayo Akinade

Brigham Nurses Answer: What Does Certification Mean to You?

In honor of Certified Nurses Day on March 19, we asked Brigham nurses how certification has enriched their practice and enhanced the care they provide.