Author: Briana Reif

The Importance of Giving Back

Carol Swarts, MD ‘59, shares her thoughts on the importance of giving back to the University of Nebraska and your community.  “If you don’t work for anything or don’t give it back, it doesn’t mean as much. I consider myself a caretaker, and I feel like I owe Nebraska. I was born here, but also, […]

Dec 6, 2023

How to Find a Mentor

Axel Vazquez Deida, PharmD, MPH ’22, BCIDP, AAHIVP, has been passionate about mentorship throughout his career. He shares tips for students and professionals on how to find a mentor through networking in different fields.

Oct 25, 2023

Nurse’s Week: Transitioning From RN to DNP

Austin Clark, BSN ‘18, DNP ‘22, shares his experience transitioning from a registered nurse to a nurse practitioner. Transitioning From RN to DNP Transitioning from a registered nurse to a nurse practitioner is no easy feat. There are the educational requirements, increases in scope of practice, legal and regulatory requirements, and interpersonal and leadership responsibilities […]

May 10, 2023

Why UNMC – Lab Medicine

Nicole Meier, a 2006 graduate of UNMC’s laboratory science program, shares why she chose UNMC for her health professions education. In celebration of Medical Lab Professionals Week, she shares how Lab Medicine was where she was meant to be, and appreciation for the impact that UNMC has had on her, as well as the community.

Apr 26, 2023