death

Death and Dying, with Cultural Humility

I’m standing in the room of my actively dying patient—an elderly Chinese man—with the oncoming night shift nurse on one side and my...
On the Pulse | 09/09/21

I Don’t Want This to Be Our New Normal

When COVID-19 became a pandemic and the government issued “stay at home” orders, the first thing I did was call my dad who was 80 years...
On the Pulse | 05/19/20

Mary Farr Heeg '41

Appreciation: ‘Miss Farr Made Me What I Am Today’ Mary Farr Heeg ’41, a formidable teacher and a faithful alumna, would...
Past Issues | 07/24/13

Mary Farr Heeg ’41

Appreciation: ‘Miss Farr Made Me What I Am Today’ Mary Farr Heeg ’41, a formidable teacher and a faithful alumna, would...
Past Issues | 07/24/13

Forever Grateful

On April 3rd, 2012, my world was shaken. My family needed me and I needed them. I booked a one way ticket to Miami and called up a friend...
On the Pulse | 04/21/12

The Worst Fear

Witnessing Death is Difficult, but It’s a Privilege, Too by Cynthia Carbo, MSN, RN, Instructor, Department of Acute and Chronic Care The...
On the Pulse | 11/17/10