Madelyn Pearson, DNP, RN, NEA-BC

Letter from the Chief Nursing Officer and Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services

Meaningful recognition is an important component of our Professional Practice Model in the Department of Nursing, and this issue of Heart and Science is filled with examples of how we acknowledge each other’s special gifts, talents and contributions to our caring community. 

Jillian Berry

DAISY Recipients Honored for 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.

Alexandra Babcock

Fight Climate Change and Chronic Disease with Diet

In the fall of 2018, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released an urgent report detailing the impacts of global warming by 1.5 degrees celsius and relevant responses for climate change. A number of suggested responses were detailed, with one particular solution that poses a unique value for both a sustainable future and a healthy one: eat more plants. 


Contemplating Wellness

What does wellness mean to you? 

Karen Meyers, Maria “Paula” Brito and Marjorie Rogers

Brigham Way: Honoring Those Who Go Above and Beyond

A group of faculty and staff were honored during a recent luncheon with Brigham Health President Betsy Nabel, MD, for exemplifying the Brigham Way.