News posts tagged "Barbara Jonas"

[Video] Jonas Center Discusses Nursing's Role in Veterans' Healthcare

In early September, the Jonas Center partnered with the UCLA School of Nursing and the UCSF School of Nursing, to host two inaugural panel discussions and funders' briefings to raise awareness and support for the nurses who are on the frontlines of veterans' healthcare. More than 60 constituents attended each event, and more briefings are being planned in other cities for 2013.

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Watch Jonas Center Golf Classic to Support Veterans Healthcare Video

Enjoy a video taken at the Jonas Center Golf Classic to Support Veterans Healthcare featuring:

  • Lieutenant Colonel Ric Anderson
  • Barbara Jonas, Co-founder Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence
  • Colonel (REt.) Kelly Wolgast, Assistant Professor Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
  • Brigadier General (Ret.) William Bester, Senior Advisor, Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence
  • Catherine Rick, Chief Nursing Services Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs
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Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar Program Reaches Goal of Preparing More Than 200 Potential Nurse Faculty Across All 50 States

$2 million in funding from the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence for latest cohort enabled nursing schools to raise additional $1.5 million

NEW YORK, March 14, 2012 – The Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence will reach an important milestone this fall, as the third cohort of nursing doctoral candidates in its Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar Program brings the program to a national scale. Launched in 2008 with six scholars in three states, the program now includes more than 200 students in nearly 85 schools across the US. It is the largest program addressing the nation’s dire shortage of nursing faculty—nursing schools turned away more than 67,000 qualified applicants in 2010 alone due to 1,000-plus faculty shortages1 —by preparing nurses with doctoral degrees to step into this critical role.

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Jonas Center Celebrates 5th Anniversary With Expansion of Scholarship Program Christie’s honors Jonas Center’s five years of leadership; stage is set for future growthNew York, NY – What links Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning and Isamu Noguchi with Florence… Read More
Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence - Psychiatric Hospitalist Program (Video)

The Barbara Jonas Psychiatric Hospitalist was established at New York - Presbyterian Hospital to provide mental health care for inpatients admitted for medical and surgical conditions. The position is named for Barbara Jonas, a longtime mental health advocate, former practicing psychotherapist and supporter of arts and education. Mrs. Jonas, with her husband Donald, gave $500,000 to honor Hospital President and CEO Dr. Herbert Pardes' longtime commitment to addressing mental health and behavioral issues in medicine.

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