Amplify Nursing

Amplify Nursing

We showcase the powerful work nurses do each day. Join us in conversations with nurses leading the way in nursing science, policy and innovation.

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Amplify Nursing: Season 3 Episode 8: Dr. Terry Richmond

Today on AmplifyNursing, we talk to Dr. Terry Richmond, the Andrea B. Laporte Professor of Nursing, Associate Dean for Research & Innovation at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Dr Richmond is an accomplished nurse and researcher focusing on improving outcomes for victims of trauma. Today, we talk to Dr. Richmond about her journey into nursing, her most recent research focus, and the importance of remembering the humanity in our work.
May 20, 2021

Amplify Nursing: Special Episode: Casey Cheng and Amy Xia

On this special episode of the Amplify Nursing podcast, we talk with Penn Nursing students Casey Cheng and Amy Xia, President and Vice President, of APANSA, the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing's Asian Pacific American Nursing Student Association. APANSA is a community dedicated to providing support and representation for the AAPI minority population within the Penn School of Nursing. We talk with Casey and Amy about the current state of prejudice in this country, the microaggressions they face in their daily lives, including during clinicians, and how faculty and staff can better provide support to students during these traumatic times.
May 13, 2021

Amplify Nursing: Season 3 Episode 8: Mari-Carmen Farmer

Mari-Carmen Farmer is a nurse midwife and social justice advocate who knew from a very young age that she wanted to be a nurse. That calling was solidified while working beside nurses caring for her daughter who was born with a genetic anomaly. Currently, she works in a community practice in Philadelphia which serves immigrant communities, patients who are underinsured, and women of color. We talk with her about her path to, and tangible passion for, midwifery, the joy that it brings her, and how the confluence of the pandemic, racial unrest, and health inequity affects the care for her most vulnerable patients.
May 6, 2021

Amplify Nursing: Season 3 Episode 7: Aliya Bhatia & David Scher

On this episode of Amplify Nursing, we talk to ER nurse David Scher and COO of Vot-ER Aliya Bhatia. Founded by ER physician Alister Martin, Vot-ER is an organization that provides access to voter registration whenever patients and families come into the healthcare system. Today we talk to Aliya and David about Vot-ER's mission, the intersectionality of health and civics, and helping those without a voice get one.
April 29, 2021

Amplify Nursing: Special COVID-19 Episode: Alison Buttenheim

This week on AmplifyNursing we welcome the return of Dr. Alison Buttenheim. A public health researcher and behavioral epidemiologist, Dr. Buttenheim is an associate professor of nursing at UPenn School of Nursing and assistant professor of health policy at the Perelman School of Medicine. Today, we talk to Dr. Buttenheim about the current and evolving state of the coronavirus pandemic in the US and across the globe. She shares her insight into vaccine rollout, her coronavirus education project, Dear Pandemic, and her thoughts on the new normal.
April 22, 2021

Amplify Nursing: Season 3 Special Episode: Dallas Ducar

On a special episode of the Amplify Nursing podcast, we talk with Dallas Ducar, a nurse practitioner, activist, and CEO of Transhealth Northampton. Dallas talks with us about the Arkansas House Bill 1570, signed into law earlier this month which prohibits access to safe health care for transgender and non-binary minors, her journey transitioning to the person she is today, and her fierce advocacy speaking up for gender-affirming care for all.
April 15, 2021

Amplify Nursing

Amplify Nursing features nurses who are leading the way in science, policy and innovation. Our guests defy stereotypes, define practice, and disrupt convention. We highlight the breadth and depth of nursing influence on society by amplifying nurses who are pushing boundaries and breaking down barriers to build a new paradigm. Amplify Nursing is a Penn Nursing podcast supported by the Pinola Fund for Innovation in Nursing. Hosted by Marion Leary and Dr. Angelarosa DiDonato.
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Marion Leary, MSN MPH RN

Marion Leary, MSN MPH RN

Angelarosa DiDonato, DNP, CRNA

Angelarosa DiDonato, DNP, CRNA

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