Nursing in Greater China and the US in 2020

This webinar demonstrated that health care workers the world over put patient well-being ahead of politics.

2020 has been an especially challenging year for healthcare professionals as well as educators who have worked hand-in-hand across US and China in the past. This discussion brought together practitioners, administrators, and others involved in the field of nursing to discuss experiences relevant to Chinese and American nurses, including the challenges of the COVID pandemic, as well as the future of U.S. – China nursing collaboration.

Our panel speakers were:
* Pam Cipriano, Dean at the University of Virginia’s School of Nursing; 1st Vice President, International Council of Nurses
* Siew Lee Grand-Clément, Vice President, Clinical Operation UPMC International; UPMC China Chief Nurse and Quality Officer
* Tsu-Yin Wu, Professor and PhD program director, Eastern Michigan University School of Nursing

Special guest speakers:
* Dr. Jim Smith, President of Eastern Michigan University
* Dr. Hu Yan, Dean at the Fudan University College of Nursing

Take-homes:
* Collaboration in improving the health and lives of people everywhere continues
* UPMC is building a hospital in Chengdu with Wanda, planned to be the first of four

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