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Guadalupe Garcia, 37, will graduate from SMU in May 2015, 19 years after arriving in the U.S.   An anticipated 718 SMU graduates will enter the healthcare workforce in 2015   L to R: Elba Rios, Christine Broz,  Brian Gothberg, Tanya Knoop, and Beverly Saar

SMU Nursing Student Proves a Dream Delayed is not a Dream Denied

Guadalupe Garcia grew up in Mexico, the oldest of four daughters in a traditionally Catholic family. One day a family friend approached her mother about finding a wife for her son.


Graduation by the Numbers, 2015

Congratulations to the 2015 graduates from Samuel Merritt University (SMU). This year marks one of SMU's largest graduating classes, and one of the School of Nursing’s most diverse.

New Team to Improve Teaching and Learning Outcomes with Innovation and Tech

Tanya Knoop is such a good collaborator her past employer, Sun Microsystems, gave her an award for it. You can see the shiny trophy in her new office at Samuel Merritt University.

SMU's California School of Podiatric Medicine uses a virtual cadaver   L to R: Dr. Jean Jenkins, SMU Associate Professor Patricia Brennan, PhD, RN, Dr. Kathleen Calzone   Students from all SMU degree programs will undergo TeamStepps training in 2016.

Virtual Cadaver Brings New Technology to Anatomy Education

The California School of Podiatric Medicine (CSPM) recently acquired an Anatomage Table, also known as a "virtual cadaver" for its ability to provide a realistic 3D visualization of a human body for anatomy education.


SMU a National Leader Integrating Genomics into Healthcare Education

A few minutes before Dr. Kathleen Calzone took the stage to speak at a symposium hosted by Samuel Merritt University on March 18, she mentioned it was rare to find academic leaders who fully supported the integration ... 


SMU Rolls Out TeamSTEPPS, a System to Improve Teamwork and Patient Safety

Here's a riddle: Why did students from four programs at Samuel Merritt University—nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and physician assistant—spend a Friday night playing with LEGOs?

Letter from the Editor

First FNP Online Cohort Launches in May, Set to Graduate in Dec. 2016