Message from Dale

Message from Dale, Chief Nursing Officer & Vice President of Patient Care Service December 10, 2020 Dear Colleagues,On Tuesday, December 8th, SHC's interdisciplinary Shared Leadership Councils (SLC) hosted an engaging year-end virtual retreat. During this session, we heard from CEO David Entwistle, who reflected on our organization-wide virtual Magnet site visit and provided updates about COVID-19. Also during this meeting SLC disseminated … Continue reading Message from Dale

CNO Message – Week 13 – Healthcare Con

With more than 300 attendees, this two-day conference featured over 36 podium presentations, 48 poster presentations, 11 educational sessions with guest lectures and two keynote addresses by Linda Aiken, PhD, FAAN, FRCN, RN  & Sue Hassmiller, PhD, RN, FAAN

CNO Message Week 12 – Celebrating our Certified Nurses

CNO Message - Stanford Health Care honors certified nurses this week during Certified Nurses Week 2018.

Happy 2018!

Dear Colleagues, Happy New Year everyone!  A new year represents new beginnings. 2018 promises to be an exciting year for Stanford Nursing and Patient Care Services as we launch our new Strategic Plan over the coming months. For many of you, including myself, the new year also represents a fresh start; an opportunity to set goals … Continue reading Happy 2018!

Happy New Year!!

Dear Colleagues, I hope this message finds you refreshed after enjoying a fun and festive holiday with family, friends and/or colleagues. I would like to once again thank those of you who served our patients and families this last week.  On Christmas Day, I had the privilege of spending the morning with several of you … Continue reading Happy New Year!!

Happy Holidays

Dear Colleagues, As we quickly approach this holiday weekend, I would like to wish each one of you a heartfelt and happy holiday with family, friends and colleagues. I am very grateful for the warm welcome I have received and I look forward to celebrating my first winter holiday this year with all of you--my … Continue reading Happy Holidays

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Dear Colleagues, It's been a fun and festive week this week sharing our Strategic Plan with the Shared Leadership Councils and celebrating the Friends of Nursing Tree Lighting Ceremony and Gingerbread House Competition.  Congratulations to all the award winners.  I'm continually amazed at the talent and commitment among our nursing and interprofessional teams here at … Continue reading Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Nurse of the Year Awardees 2015

“This Is Who We Are" Lauren Reifsnyder, Yu Yang, and Gayle Ma - D1CCU/CSU “Lauren is an inspiration to work alongside. She is intelligent, a critical thinker, and has an amazing ability to connect with her patients. Lauren uses her creativity to go above and beyond with her patients; from creating clothes out of central supply … Continue reading Nurse of the Year Awardees 2015


Happy Nurses Week from my heart to yours. When you think of the work you do, the contributions you make, you are incredible. Below you will find a poem written for nurses by Tim Engberg. He is a nurse, a patient, a Vice President at SHC and a talented poet that captures who we are … Continue reading HAPPY NURSE WEEK