Spring 2008

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  • Where in Baltimore is the Hopkins Nurse?
    Charlie Alexander, MSN/MBA ’02 President and CEO The Living Legacy Foundation What I do Guide the clinical and strategic direction-and lead over 100 staff members-for the organ and tissue recovery program for the State of Maryland. The program facilitates over 600 local organ transplants and thousands of tissue transplants every year. Why Baltimore? Baltimore has the unique mix of ...
  • A Nursing Vocation for Each Generation
    By Kelly Brooks-Staub Photos by Christopher Myers I had no intention whatsoever of becoming a nurse,” says Matthew Zinder. “I was in the arts, I wanted to be a photographer. I’ll never forget the moment my father brought me into his home office, sat me down, handed me his business card, and said ‘I want to add ...
  • The New Face of Nursing: Expanding Patient Advocacy with Leadership, Creativity, and Vision
    By Elizabeth Heubecker Illustrations by Robert Heubecker The image of the traditional bedside nurse of the last century–white stockings, crisply ironed skirt, and starched cap–is now a distant memory. But the core tradition of care and compassion remains, along with a continued commitment to serve as patient advocates in an increasingly complex medical system. These days, nurses ...

On the Pulse

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