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2021 Nursing Research and EBP Symposium

Honoring Nursing Science: Past, Present and the Future

Keynote Speaker

Julie A. Fairman, PhD, RN, FAAN

Endowed Chair, Nightingale Professor in Honor of Nursing Veterans @University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Dr. Julie FairmanJulie Fairman, PhD, RN, FAAN, is the Endowed Nightingale Professor in Honor of Nursing Veterans at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and Chairs the Biobehavorial Health Sciences Department. Her research focuses on 20th century healthcare issues, in particular, the history of health policy as it relates to scope of practice and service models, and the history of technology. Her recent work examines the intersection of civil rights and health care. Her work has been funded by the NLM, NEH, the RWJ Foundation Investigator in Health Policy Program. In 2011 she was the first historian inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau Research Hall of Fame. She the author/editor of four books. Her work has been published in the NEJM, the Lancet, and Health Matrix. She has been interviewed by national and international media, including NPR, the New York Times, USA Today, and J&J media campaigns.


Continuing Education (CE) Information

5.5 contact hours will be awarded to Symposium participants who meet the criteria for successful completion. This includes on-line attendance of the entire webinar, review of at least 5 posters,  and completion of an evaluation. Inova Nursing Professional Development is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.. 


No conflicts of interest have been disclosed by the planners and presenters of this activity.  Planners and presenters have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this activity.  There is no commercial support or sponsorship for this activity.  The INPD, VNA, and the ANCC do not endorse and product, service, or company referred to in the activity.