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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 newly minted...

Philanthropy Drives Better Outcomes in Dual Diagnosis

People who suffer from psychiatric illnesses often struggle with substance use disorders as well. For example, those with bipolar disorder experience addiction at six times the rate of people in the general population, while those with depression and anxiety disorders suffer at twice the rate.

Now, thanks...

From the Heart: Caregivers Share New Experiences During Schwartz Center Rounds

At most hospitals, grand rounds provide a forum for clinicians to learn about and discuss challenging medical cases. At McLean, a new kind of rounds offers something different—a rare opportunity for clinical staff to talk openly about the emotional side of caregiving. McLean is only the second psychiatric...

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...

Education Begins at Home: Continuing Education Benefits McLean Professionals

McLean takes great pride in offering continuing education opportunities for McLean faculty and staff, academic clinicians, community-based professionals, and the public. “Every year, our conferences are setting new records for reach and visibility, drawing participants from around the world,” says...

Firm Foundation: Beverly Bartlett, PhD, RN, Credits McLean School of Nursing

Like many graduates of the McLean Hospital School of Nursing, Beverly Bartlett, PhD, RN, is proud of her alma mater and credits it with launching her long, fulfilling career. As president of the school’s alumni association and a graduate of its last class in 1968, she feels an obligation to keep the spirit...

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