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July 20th, 2016

The Fringe: Part 4 – Retirement

Retirement contributions are often thought about late in the game. You’re never too young to start contributing to “your future self” but it is difficult to figure out where to start, which type of plan to use, and how much to contribute to your retirement at this stage of your life/career. Here is a brief Q&A […]


June 8th, 2016

The Fringe: Part 3 – Deciphering Your Benefits Package

It is important to review more than just your salary when considering whether or not to accept a job. The rest of your benefits package could contribute significantly (or negatively impact) your long term financial health. Much of this is overlooked by new graduates and providers that claim that finance/money isn’t their thing. In a small, unofficial poll […]


May 18th, 2016

The Nurse In Me

Just last week, healthcare organizations around the country celebrated National Nurses Week. This tradition has been in place in various forms in the U.S. since the 1970s. It is capped off on the 12th of May each year because that is the birth date of Florence Nightingale, the British nurse whose observations and interventions while […]


November 18th, 2015

The Name Game

Elizabeth Donahue, RN, MSN, NP-C, practices adult primary care medicine in Boston, MA. Nice to meet you, my name is Elizabeth… I think. My mother, a woman who was referred to by her middle name for her entire life because her own grandmother had such a distaste for her actual name, insisted that her daughters […]


November 12th, 2015

Towards a Better Understanding of the Advanced Practice Provider’s Role

Recently, a registered nurse was demeaned for wearing a stethoscope in a beauty pageant by some who believe it is an instrument solely for use by doctors. Hopefully the consequent backlash resulted in educating the general public that it is a tool used by many in the medical profession. It was nice to see many […]


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NP/PA Bloggers

Elizabeth Donahue, RN, MSN, NP‑C
Alexandra Godfrey, BSc PT, MS PA‑C
Emily F. Moore, RN, MSN, CPNP‑PC, CCRN
Harrison Reed, PA‑C

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