Category Archive for ‘Stephanie’s Thoughts’

Harnessing the Power of Nursing to Build a Healthier World

As we prepare to celebrate Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday in 2020, organizations around the world are using the occasion to put the spotlight on nursing. The campaigns may be different, but the focus is the same: how […]

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The Time is Right for a Health Care Refresh

The new year brings new beginnings. Fresh starts. A renewed focus. For many people, this means a recommitment to personal goals – perhaps they’ll try to eat healthier in 2019 or get more exercise or lose those […]

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Leadership for Divided Times: The White House Fellows Program

In my last post, I wrote about the urgent need for leadership in our country. The seeds of unrest and division are everywhere, and now more than ever we need strong leaders at the table. But where […]

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Leadership for Our Divided Times

The Divided States of America. A Nation Divided. America’s Political Divide Keeps Getting Wider. You see the headlines everywhere. Our country is in the throes of unrest and division. Now more than ever, we need effective leaders […]

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Mosquito Season Brings Growing Threat of Disease: 3 Ways to Stay Healthy

It may be the lazy, hazy days of summer, but this is no time to relax where mosquitoes are concerned. Not only is the mosquito population growing, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that […]

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Bolstering the Nursing Education Pipeline

As we conclude a month of celebrations for America’s nurses, it’s time to focus on what lies ahead. The reality is daunting. The country faces a worsening nursing shortage, with a predicted deficit of 800,000 Registered Nurses […]

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Top 5 Priorities to Achieve Global Health Security The Case for US Engagement

It’s no secret that Americans are growing world-weary. Our role on the global stage is the subject of intense political debate. A recent Pew survey found that only about a third of Americans feel the United States […]

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To Be or Not To Be…Civil? 5 C’s of Civility Provide a Roadmap for 2018

In today’s contentious world, people hunger for a return to civility in public discourse. More and more, fury seems to fuel our fractured political climate. This “us versus them” mentality has far-reaching implications. It drowns out meaningful […]

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