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Michael Zychowicz

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Michael Zychowicz recently received the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON) Outstanding Orthopaedic Nurse Practice Award at its 37th annual Congress in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The award recognizes a NAON member who has provided high quality healthcare to the orthopaedic patient and has made outstanding contributions over his or her career to the field of orthopaedic nursing.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Michael Zychowicz was nominated for and selected to participate on a technical expert panel for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) Episode-based Cost Measures Musculoskeletal Disease Management Clinical Subcommittee. CMS stated that Zychowicz was chosen because of his perspective, experience and expertise would provide valuable input to the development of episode-based cost measures.

The MACRA is a bipartisan legislation signed into law on April 16, 2015.

 

Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Durham VA HCS and the Duke University School of Nursing recently partnered in a program to enhance the education and training of Nurse Practitioners in the primary care of adult and geriatric Veterans as part of a five-year funded grant by the Office of Academic Affairs (OAA).

Friday, December 2, 2016

Dean Marion E. Broome and DUSON senior leaders were recently invited guests of Duke Raleigh Hospital. While visiting the hospital the group toured the facility and discussed possible areas of collaboration.

Thanks to our friends at Duke Raleigh Hospital for the hospitality. We are looking forward to working with you!

 

 

Monday, November 14, 2016

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) joins the nation as we celebrate the exceptional work of nurse practitioners (NPs). The School is extremely proud of its involvement and commitment in educating these nursing leaders who provide exceptional care from birth to end of life.

Friday, August 19, 2016

Michael Zychowicz was chosen to participate in the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)-Wharton School of the the University of Pennsylvania leadership development program for nursing leaders. He recently attended the four-day program, which is taught by Wharton faculty, who present relevant and timely content designed to advance chief academic administrators to a higher level of leadership.

The program is open to dean/directors and associate deans/directors from AACN member schools who currently serve as the chief or associate chief nursing academic officer.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

The DUSON-VA Psychiatric Residency Program recently celebrated the accomplishment of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Renn Clapp who completed the program. Program Directors Michael Zychowicz and Clifton Thompson were there to celebrate with her as well as Elizabeth "Beth" Merwin.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Michael Zychowicz was recently selected to receive the 2016 Award for Excellence from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University. The Award for Excellence recognizes alum who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and achievement in nursing and have made significant contributions in nursing or related areas of health care. Candidates must have established careers that show evidence of meritorious contributions to their discipline.

Zychowicz was nominated by Valerie Sabol.

Friday, July 29, 2016

This week, eight legislators and staff visited DUSON to learn about the interrelated missions of nursing education in educating the health care workforce, advancing health care through innovation and research, providing high-quality care, and serving the community. The day was coordinated by Diane Uzarski with the School of Nursing Office of the Dean, and Doug Heron with Duke Office of Government Relations.

Friday, July 8, 2016

School of Nursing faculty, staff and students were quite busy in San Antonio, Texas as they represented nursing excellence at the 2016 American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) National Conference June 21-26.

Podium or panel presentations were completed by:

  • Iris Padilla and Kathryn Evans Kreider, entitled "Reducing Cardiovascular Risk in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes.”

  • Kathy Trotter, entitled “When breast cancer survivors return to primary care: Beyond pink ribbons.”