Thinking about a Faculty Career? Start Preparing Now!

Aired on April 15, 2014

Webinar Overview

Nursing will need literally thousands of new faculty members over the next decade. Getting a graduate degree is the first step on a path to a faculty career. Learn what you can do to prepare for the faculty role (teaching, scholarship, service and practice) now, and what is on the horizon for nurse faculty in the next decade.

This Webinar is hosted by the Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA). For more information on the GNSA, visit


Webinar Speaker

Katharyn A. May PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean and Professor, School of Nursing
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dean May completed a BS in nursing and psychology at Duke University, and her MS and PhD degrees from University of California, San Francisco. She was elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing in 1983, and has held leadership positions at University of California, San Francisco, Vanderbilt University and the University of British Columbia. She was appointed as Dean of the School of Nursing at Wisconsin in January 2001. She has given numerous media interviews on nursing education and research, and the global nursing shortage, and has authored more than 50 papers and book chapters, including a major nursing textbook. Dean May serves on a task force for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and the University Healthcare Consortium that is overseeing the evaluation of a 80 nurse residency programs across the United States. She is a member of the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority Board, and chairs the board’s committee for performance, risk management and safety.

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Washington, DC 20036

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