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Conversations from the Edge - William M. Sage

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In the wake of a global pandemic and enduring stresses on the health care environment, nursing professionals need a different leadership capacity — one that challenges the historical industrial underpinnings of nursing leadership. This episode features William M. Sage, MD, JD. His presentation is titled, “Bending the Arc Towards Justice: Reflections on the Future of Nursing." 

William M. Sage, MD, JD, is a tenured professor in Texas A&M’s medical and law schools, a professor by courtesy in the Bush School of Government and Public Service, and the founding faculty director of the university’s Institute for Healthcare Access in Fort Worth, TX.   From 2006-2022, he held professorships in law and medicine at the University of Texas at Austin, where he also served as vice provost for health affairs.  He was previously a tenured professor at Columbia Law School, and has been a visiting professor at Yale, Harvard and NYU.  Dr. Sage is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), where he recently served on the Board on Health Care Services and the Committee on the Future of Nursing 2020-2030, and also is an elected member of the American Law Institute (ALI).  He holds an undergraduate degree from Harvard College, medical and law degrees from Stanford University, and an honorary doctorate from Universite Paris Descartes. 

Learner Disclosures:

  • Accreditation Status: Emory Nursing Professional Development Center (ENPDC) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.
  • Financial Relationships: ENPDC has evaluated everyone who has the ability to control content of this activity (planning committee members, subject matter experts, presenters) and found that no relevant financial relationships exist.
  • Awarding Contact Hours: To obtain contact hours participants must
    • Review the entire activity
    • Complete the evaluation at the end
    • Certificates will be distributed at the end of the evaluation.
  • Enduring Materials Dates:
    • Start Date: 3/8/2024
    • Expiration Date: 3/8/2027

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