As alumni of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, you are the school’s most important asset and its greatest strength. As leaders in health care organizations, faculty at higher education institutions, members of primary-care teams and influencers within policy-making bodies, you illustrate how graduates fulfill the vision and mission of the school.

Through word-of-mouth support to promote the school and financial support to enable future students to benefit from the philanthropy that yielded your education, your involvement is critical to the future success of the school. Through your partnership, faculty, staff and students at the School of Nursing discover ways to advance health, improve quality of care and shape policy.


Starting Ripples, Making Waves

Starting Ripples, Making Waves

UC Davis nursing and physician assistant alumni across the country — from Pennsylvania to Hawaii —joined school leaders and friends online June 26 to celebrate the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing's 10-year anniversary, a Decade of Discovery.

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Coming soon!

Jenna Ricks

Growing Your Health Care Career in 2021 and Beyond

A virtual career panel discussion with alumni and recruitment professionals
5-6 p.m. Sept. 21

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Alumni Network offers this virtual career panel discussion for new and recent clinical alumni as well as second- and third-year clinical students.

During the one-hour session, participants will learn how to optimize job search efforts, discover new strategies to achieve professional goals, as well as receive coaching tips and tools. Attendees will also have an opportunity to ask questions. Speakers include Bethany Hopkins with the UC Davis Internship and Career Center, Leah Mejia with UC Davis Health recruitment, along Assistant Professor Ron Ordona and alumni Jenna Ricks, MSN ’19, R.N., and Ryan Snyder Thompson, MHS ’19, MA, PA-C.

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Alumni distinctions

Keoki LeongPhysician assistant alumnus credits UC Davis for opening doors to his career
Keoki Leong and 64 other Class of 2020 physician assistant (P.A.) students were in the home stretch of their graduate-degree program when the coronavirus pandemic hit and wreaked havoc on their clinical rotations. It was this crisis, Keoki says, that proved to him the real value of being at UC Davis and also opened doors to his future career as a provider. Read and watch Keoki’s story

Latest school news

Oct. 5 — UC Davis Health nurse leaders publish article on antiracism training
A team of Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis faculty and UC Davis Health nurse leaders penned the article, “Cultural Humility Meets Antiracism in Nurse Leader Training,” that was published online for Nurse Leader, the official journal of the American Organization for Nursing Leadership. The article will appear in the October print edition of the journal. The article features the Anti-racism and Cultural Humility Training (ARC) the group developed in 2020 for nurse leaders at UC Davis Health. The training focuses on nursing care, workforce diversity, research and organizational leadership to achieve health equity. Article authors include School of Nursing Associate Professor Jann Murray-García, postdoctoral scholar Victoria Ngo, Associate Dean for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Piri Ackerman-Barger and Dean Stephen J. Cavanagh. UC Davis Health nurse leader authors include Chief Nursing Officer Toby Marsh and nurse manager Theresa Pak, who is also a master’s-degree alumna of the School of Nursing.

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