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The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

Calendar of events

2015 Winter Quarter

Winter Quarter

Jan. 2: Quarter begins

Jan. 7: Regional Advisory Group meeting
The Regional Advisory Group is comprised of health-care leaders who meet with the school’s leaders biannually to provide feedback on the progress of the school and its impact on the community.

Jan. 15: Application deadline for prospective fall 2015 students
January 15 is the application deadline for prospective students applying for fall 2014 entrance to the Master of Science — Leadership and the Doctor of Philosophy Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Degree Programs. Interested applicants should apply online through the Office of Graduate Studies. To learn more about how to apply, please click here.

Feb. 18: Students participate in Legislative Day
Several graduate students from the School of Nursing spend the day at the state capitol to learn more about the legislative process as part of a leadership course. The students meet with legislators and legislative staff to share their experiences and how they hope to change health care and influence policy through their research.

March 4: The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Lecture Series
The School of Nursing hosts the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Lecture Series: Leading Change, Advancing Health featuring Keela A. Herr, Associate Dean for Faculty and Professor, College of Nursing at the University of Iowa and Co-Director, University of Iowa John A. Harford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence. She presents "Quality Pain Care for All Older Adults: Progress and Future Directions."

March 21: Nurse practitioner alumni reception
This reception is for alumni to reconnect with classmates and faculty. If you are an alumni and would like to R.S.V.P. for the reception, please send an email to tbrunello@ucdavis.edu. If you are unable to attend but would like to reconnect with UC Davis visit remember.ucdavis.edu.

March 21: Quarter ends

2015 Spring Quarter

March 26: Quarter begins

April 6: Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Group meeting
Faculty from across campus with expertise in nursing, medicine, health informatics, nutrition, biostatistics, public health and other fields come together bi-annually to discuss admissions, curriculum, program development and more related to leading the interprofessional graduate group.

April 9 and 10: National Advisory Council
The annual meeting of the National Advisory Council brings national health-care experts together to provide input on long-range plans in several areas.

April 15: Physician assistant and nurse practitioner applications open
Online applications open for summer 2016 classes in the physician assistant and nurse practitioner programs through the Central Application Service for Physician Assistants. Read more about how to apply.

April 22: Western Institute of Nursing 48th Annual Research Conference and University of California nursing reception
The four UC nursing programs team up to celebrate the university's contributions to nursing research at a special reception at the Western Institute of Nursing annual conference in Albuquerque, N.M. Attendees will meet UC nursing faculty, postdoctoral scholars, students and staff during the reception. No R.S.V.P. necessary. UC Davis students, faculty and postdoctoral scholars will present poster and podium presentations throughout the nursing research conference. For more information on this conference, visit the website for the 2015 Western Institute of Nursing conference.

June 5: Academic Symposium
Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Students present their scholarly work. Activities include panel discussions, summaries of doctoral dissertations, podium presentations and research poster displays. Check back for program details.

June 11: Graduation celebration
Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Degree Programs Classes of 2015 are honored at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Graduation Celebration at the Mondavi Center on the UC Davis Campus. The Office of Graduate Studies Commencement Ceremony follows at the ARC Pavilion. Additional information will be posted when available. 

June 11: Quarter ends

2015 Summer Quarter

June 29: Quarter begins

June 24-26: Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Leadership Immersion
Incoming students participate in an intensive three-day orientation to build the foundation of relationships with fellow students and faculty.

Sep. 11. — Quarter ends

Sep. 16-18: M.S. — Leadership and Ph.D Leadership Immersion
Incoming students participate in an intensive three-day orientation to build the foundation ofrelationships with fellow students and faculty.

2014 Fall Quarter

Sept. 12: Community Connections mentor orientation brunch
Mentors who support first-year master’s-degree leadership students in the year-long Community Connections course meet on campus to discuss the year’s filedwork courses. Community Connections partners students with area community organizations and health-system leaders, who serve as mentors, to research service challenges, seek community-specific data, identify appropriate analyses and formulate strategies for solutions.

Sept. 22-26: Leadership Immersion
All incoming graduate students participate in the three-to-five-day leadership experience to launch their scholarship journey. More than an orientation seminar about logistics, the immersion is an intensive opportunity for students to closely examine the leaders they want to become and the changes they hope to make in health care.

Sept. 23: Welcoming Ceremony
Introduction of all four graduate programs and newly admitted students. Presentation of the 2014 Excellence in Leadership Award.

September: Applications open for fall 2015
Online applications open for fall 2015 classes in the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership master’s-degree leadership and Doctor of Philosophy programs through the Office of Graduate Studies. Read more about how to apply. Read more about the generous financial support available. 

Oct. 2 First day of fall quarter

Oct. 23: Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Group meeting
Faculty from across campus with expertise in nursing, medicine, health informatics, nutrition, biostatistics, public health and other fields come together bi-annually to discuss admissions, curriculum, program development and more related to leading the interprofessional graduate group.

Dec. 19: Last day of fall quarter