Dean's Lecture Series

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2021 - 22 Dean's Lecture Series

Our annual lectures in the Dean's Lecture Series include:


Monday, May 9, 2022
4 - 5:30 p.m. ET

The Commander Lura Jane Emery Lecture

Caring for Those Who Served: Understanding and Addressing Veterans’ Unique Health Care Needs

Speaker: Ret. Col. Linda H. Yoder, PhD, MBA, RN, AOCN, FAAN

Thursday, March 31, 2022
4 - 5:30 p.m. ET

The Ann Ottney Cain Lecture in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 

The Shocking Truth about Job-Related Issues Leading to Suicide Amongst Nurses

Speakers: Judy Davidson, DNP, RN, MCCM, FAAN and Marie Manthey, PhD (Hon.), MNA, FAAN, FRCN

Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021

The Virginia Lee Franklin Lecture

Creating the 21st-Century Nursing Workforce: Building on Our Strengths to Address the Post-Pandemic Health Needs of Society

Speaker: Peter I. Buerhaus, DSc (Hon.) ’12, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP


The Millicent Geare Edmunds Lecture 


The Commander Lura Jane Emery Lecture


Continuing Education (CE) Opportunities

UMSON offers year-round opportunities for continuing education, which is now recognized for license renewal in Maryland. Take advantage of online, simulation, and in-person activities to enhance your professional development.