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New Admissions Wing Fosters Collaboration and Encourages Healing

Patients with mental health emergencies often languish in emergency departments for hours and sometimes days. A scarcity of inpatient psychiatric beds across the country is a significant problem. With the opening of McLean’s new three-floor wing of the Admissions Building in 2016, this insufficient...

McLean Nurses Present Work During APNA Annual Conference

This past October, nursing representatives from McLean Hospital traveled to Phoenix, Arizona, for the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) 31st Annual Conference. The APNA annual conferences are the largest gatherings of psychiatric mental health (PMH) nurses in the United States and are...

Expressions of Hope, Recovery, and Resilience Were Seen and Heard

Patients and their families, staff, and other members of the McLean community enjoyed original artwork and beautiful music at last week’s Expressions of Hope, Recovery, and Resilience Concert and Art Exhibit, sponsored by McLean’s Patient and Family Advisory Council. The celebration featured music...

Fellowship Advances Master’s-Level Nurses Into Practice

In partnership with a private foundation, McLean is embarking on a pilot effort to enhance the clinical workforce in mental health by offering a one-year fellowship to an advanced practice nurse. The Nellie Blumenthal Fellowship is the nursing equivalent of a medical residency program: it gives a...

Student Nurses Benefit from McLean Experience

While first-year nursing student Laura Nelson will likely become a nurse practitioner specializing in adult gerontology, she will take the tools and knowledge from her psychiatry rotation at McLean with her, no matter where she lands in her career. “If you care for a patient’s medical needs, it’s...

Linda M. Flaherty, RN, PMHCNS-BC

Ms. Flaherty has spent her career as a psychiatric nurse, providing clinical care as well as serving in administrative roles. In her role as senior vice president for patient care, she is committed to providing an environment that supports our staff to partner with our patients and families to...