Nursing

Clinical nurse specialists recognized for ‘unstoppable advocacy’

November 10th, 2022

Rachel Orfei has been a registered nurse for seven years and has worked in the Frankel Cardiovascular Center as a clinical nurse specialist for three years. For her, and so many clinical nurse specialists at Michigan Medicine, it is the broad reach and impact of the work that they do that continues to fuel them each day. Click through to learn more about the role these dedicated team members play!

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Expertise and positivity spur veteran nurse to Educator of the Year honor

September 14th, 2022

Karrie Martis, B.S.N., B.A., R.N., NPD-BC, has accomplished so much in her 30-plus years as a nurse at U-M, but one of her greatest achievements was bestowed this summer — U-M Clinical Simulation Center (CSC) Educator of the Year. The award recognized her achievements in facilitating learners and colleagues in educational venues across Michigan Medicine. Click through to learn more about Martis' incredible impact on the nursing community!

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Mott 12 East team receives prestigious Beacon Gold Award

June 16th, 2022

C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital’s 12 East team has a reason to celebrate after receiving the prestigious Beacon Gold Award for Nursing Excellence! The team joins only around 150 hospital units nationwide to receive gold designation status — and only three in the state of Michigan. Click through to learn more about this impressive honor!

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The NP who makes it go

November 8th, 2021

Advanced practice nursing has always provided clinicians with wide opportunities for impact. With a team of highly-trained clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and certified nurse anesthetists, superior medical care is applied daily by U-M Health nurses. In honor of APRN Week, click through for the story Annette Sandretto, M.S.N., APRN-BC, who has played an integral role at the Chelsea Health Center for more than a decade!

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