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Experts convene to explore public policy solutions to address health disparities

Speakers, including Virginia’s chief diversity officer, collaborated with policymakers and health care professionals to make plans and improve conditions around health equity for all Virginians. By Angela Flagg and Mary Kate Brogan The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted numerous ongoing racial and ethnic disparities in the U.S., as evidenced by recent studies including a July poll from Virginia Commonwealth University. A […]

Two VCU School of Nursing faculty selected as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing

Two Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing faculty members will receive one of the most prestigious honors in nursing this fall when they are inducted as Fellows into the American Academy of Nursing. Amy Salisbury, Ph.D., Ph.D., LNP, PMH-CNS, BC, professor and associate dean for research, scholarship, and innovation, and Shelly Smith, DNP, APRN-BC, FNAP (M.S.’01/N), […]

Michael Bleich featured in news article on Leadership Beyond the Pandemic learning series

Michael Bleich, Ph.D., RN, FNAP, FAAN, senior professor and director of the Langston Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety at the VCU School of Nursing, is among three nurse leaders featured in a Johnson & Johnson news article about the Leadership Beyond the Pandemic learning series launched through the American Organization for Nursing Leadership. […]

VCU Langston Center inducts four new Affiliate Scholars

The VCU Langston Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety recently held a virtual induction ceremony to welcome four new Affiliate Scholars. The Affiliate Scholars form a network of interprofessional experts from across universities and health systems nationwide that advises the center on its programs and collaborates to address challenges in health care. “The Affiliate […]

Shelly Smith inducted into the National Academies of Practice

Shelly Smith, DNP, APRN-BC, FNAP (M.S.’01/N), associate professor and director of the DNP program at the VCU School of Nursing, has been elected as a Distinguished Practitioner and Fellow of the National Academies of Practice (NAP).  The National Academies of Practice welcomed Class of 2021 fellows as part of a virtual awards and induction ceremony […]

Michael Bleich shares Langston Center update

Michael Bleich, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, senior professor and director of the Langston Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety, recently shared an update on how the center is positioning itself as a premier resource of health care innovation and collaboration. The virtual presentation is available on the VCU School of Nursing YouTube channel.

VCU School of Nursing faculty member receives AANP Virginia State Award for Nurse Practitioner Excellence

Shelly Smith, DNP, APRN-BC, FNAP (M.S.’01/N), associate professor and director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at the VCU School of Nursing, has been named recipient of the 2021 American Association of Nurse Practitioners® Virginia State Award for Nurse Practitioner Excellence.  This prestigious award is given annually to a dedicated nurse practitioner (NP) and […]

2020 Langston Center Quality Forum

Session I – The Science of Implementation: State of the FieldSession II – Field-based Exemplars in Implementation PracticeSession III – Human Behavior in an Age of Contagion

Leadership Fellows Program

Social Change Project 

Langston Center to offer three-part virtual program for annual Quality Forum focusing on implementation science

The Langston Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety, in partnership with VCU Health, will hold its annual Quality Forum in a three-part virtual series kicking off Aug. 19 with the first session. The forum, titled “The Science of Implementation – Human Behavior in an Age of Contagion,” will provide an understanding of principles from implementation […]

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