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Spring Pinnacle Lecture: ANA President Karen Daley

Karen Daley, M.S. ’04, Ph.D. ’10, with colleagues and friends before the Pinnacle lecture. Photograph: Caitlin Cunningham

The Affordable Care Act and the landmark Future of Nursing report opened doors to new opportunities and challenges for nurses, American Nurses Association President Karen Daley told an audience of 300 during her April 10 spring Pinnacle lecture. Daley, a former staff nurse at Brigham and Women’s Hospital who received a master’s and a Ph.D. in nursing from Boston College, is an accomplished researcher, writer, and nationally recognized nurse advocate. In 2011, Modern Healthcare named her one of the 100 most influential people in health care. View video.

Daley’s talk on new nursing opportunities packs the Heights Room. Photograph: Caitlin Cunningham