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The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

Calendar of events

2016 Winter Quarter

Jan. 4: Quarter begins

Jan. 7: Regional Advisory Group meeting
The Regional Advisory Group, made up of area health care leaders, meets biannually with the school’s leaders to provide feedback on the progress of the school and its impact in the community.

Jan. 15: Application deadline for prospective fall 2016 students
Jan. 15 is the application deadline for prospective students to apply for fall 2016 entrance to the Master of Science — Leadership and the Doctor of Philosophy Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Degree Programs. Interested applicants must apply online through UC Davis Graduate Studies. To learn more about how to apply, please click here.

March 5: Sigma Theta Tau Zeta Eta Chapter Research Roundtable and Leadership Luncheon
The Zeta Eta At-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, the honor society of nursing, hosts the annual Research Roundtable and Leadership Luncheon for nursing students from California State University, Sacramento, School of Nursing and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. The 2016 event, which runs from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the UC Davis MIND Institute,  features keynote speaker, Dian Baker, a professor at Sacramento State University, and her presentation “The Nurse Scientist: How Nurses Use Science, Technology, Engineering and Math to Solve Complex Health Issues.”

March 19: Quarter ends

 

2015 Fall Quarter

Sept. 11: 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 fieldwork 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. 14-18: 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. 17: Welcoming Ceremony
Introduction of Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership, Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Science classes and newly admitted students. Presentation of the 2015 Excellence in Leadership Award.

Sept. 21: First day of fall quarter

October: Applications open for fall 2016
Online applications open for fall 2016 classes in the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership master’s-degree leadership and Doctor of Philosophy programs through the Office of Graduate Studies

Oct. 9: Alumni reception at the California Academy of Physician Assistants 2015 conference
Alumni are invited to join us for an alumni reception. Meet with faculty and students to learn more about the growth of the UC Davis physician assistant program. 7-9 p.m., Renaissance Hotel, Palm Springs, CA, Chino Room. 

Oct. 16: Interprofessional book club (session 1 of 3)
The interprofessional book club features "The Divide: American Injustice in the Age Of the Wealth Gap," by award-winning investigative reporter, Matt Taibbi. Sessions are hosted by School of Nursing assistant adjunct professor, Jann Murray-Garcia.

Oct. 22: 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.

Nov. 6: Interprofessional book club (session 2 of 3)
The interprofessional book club features "The Divide: American Injustice in the Age Of the Wealth Gap," by award-winning investigative reporter, Matt Taibbi. Sessions are hosted by School of Nursing assistant adjunct professor, Jann Murray-Garcia.

Nov. 10: Betty Irene Moore Hall Groundbreaking
Leaders of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, along with leaders from UC Davis, UC Davis Health System and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, will break ground on the new Betty Irene Moore Hall on the UC Davis Sacramento campus. The new building will house graduate programs of the School of Nursing and support interprofessional education for health science education.

Dec. 11: Last day of fall quarter

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 programs 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: Master's leaderhip and doctoral programs Leadership Immersion
Incoming students participate in an intensive three-day orientation to build the foundation ofrelationships with fellow students and faculty.