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You are cordially invited to a VIP Reception: Innovations in Care of Wounded Warriors in Afghanistan and Iraq: Collaborative Redesign of Immediate Rescue to Rehabilitative Care

Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Time: 4pm – 6pm
Location: Thorp Conference Center, Room 4001 (4th Floor), Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Center Research Center

Patricia Benner, PhD, RN, FAAN

Professor Emerita
UC San Francisco School of Nursing

Dr. Benner is a Professor Emerita at the UC San Francisco School of Nursing. Dr. Benner’s current research with P.I. Dr. Patricia Kelley: The care and rehabilitation of Wounded Warriors from Iraq and Afghanistan focuses on the Nurses’ and Warriors’ experiences of injury, recovery, rehabilitaiton and re-entry into civilian life.

Dr. Benner is a noted nursing educator and author of From Novice to Expert: Excellence and Power in Nursing Practice, which has been translated into twelve languages. She has directed over 50 doctoral dissertations. She pioneered the use of Interpretive Phenomenology in Nursing. She is the director of this Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching National Nursing Education Study, Educating Nurses: A Call for Radical Transformation which is the first such study in forty years. Additionally, she collaborated with the Carnegie Preparation for the Professions studies of clergy, engineering, law, and medicine.