Q&A with Aimee Milliken, PhD, RN, Nurse Scientist and Clinical Ethicist
When Aimee Milliken, PhD, RN, was a child, she suffered a complex arm fracture that required a two-plus week hospital stay. The incredible nurses who cared for her inspired her to eventually pursue a career in nursing, a profession that she says provides the opportunity to “combine scientific expertise with the care of people.”
Letter from the Chief Nursing Officer and Senior Vice President, Clinical Services
It’s always invigorating to kick off a new year, especially when the World Health Organization has designated 2020 as the international “Year of the Nurse and Midwife” to shine a light on the important contributions of these roles.
Celebrating Compassionate Care
The following DAISY Award recipients were celebrated recently for the compassionate care they provide to patients and loved ones. Learn more about each recipient through excerpts from their nominations.
Guiding Principles Announced
During last month’s Town Meeting, senior leaders announced the institution’s newly articulated guiding principles: United. Courageous. Inclusive. Honest. Curious.
Magnet Matters: The Journey Continues
In October, members of the Brigham Magnet Council had the opportunity to spend three days together connecting and learning at the National Magnet Conference in Orlando.
Paws with Purpose: Pet Therapy Benefits Patients, Staff
With the recent expansion of the Brigham Buddies pet therapy program, more patients and loved ones are able to experience a comforting visit from one of three therapy dogs that come to the hospital each week with their handlers.