Julie Fairman, Professor of Nursing and Director of the Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, will discuss "Making Room in the Clinic: Nurse Practioners and Modern Health Policy".
Dr. Fairman is the author of "Critical Care Nursing: a History" (co-author Professor Emeritus Joan Lynaugh), University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998. She is the Director of the Center for the Study of the History of Nursing and is working on a history of the nurse practitioner movement in the United States. Dr. Fairman's research revolves around the history of 20th century health care issues that pervade contemporary nursing practice.
The luncheon is at 11:45 A.M. on Wednesday, December 2, 2009, in the Lenape Room of the University Club. More information.