Vicky Reed: Sierra Leone’s Nurse Champion

Posted on Mar 8, 2021

As the director of nursing for Partners In Health in Sierra Leone, Vicky Reed mentors nurses, strengthens the health care system, and continues her grandmother's legacy.

Fellowship Providing Vital Support for Nursing Leaders

Posted on Nov 29, 2017

As she spoke to nurse managers from Rwanda, Liberia and Haiti, Dr. Lynda Tyer-Viola—a longtime nurse manager in Texas—cited a daily situation that’s true for medical professionals anywhere. 

“The everyday minutiae sucks all the air out of the room,” she said, referring to the flood of unexpected, urgent tasks that arise in busy hospital environments. Such tasks often detract from larger projects or duties, Tyer-Viola said, and can change whatever plans managers thought they had for their day.

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