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Nursing Student Jessica McDade Named Extraordinary Healer® Award Finalist

A logo of two hands within a drop of water | Cure, Oncology Nursing News Extraordinary Healer 2024

Jessica McDade, a current master’s student in Nursing and charge nurse at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, has been named a 2024 Extraordinary Healer® Award Finalist. According to Media Industry Observer, “this annual award [given by the CURE® Media Group and Oncology Nursing News®] recognizes oncology nurses who go above and beyond to deliver exceptional patient care.”

As the article explains, “McDade aims to develop close relationships with many of her patients in hopes that they feel comfortable under her care. . . . With this degree [program at Simmons], she is hoping to continue mentoring nursing students and move her career from the bedside into an education role.”

Read the full article in Media Industry Observer

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Kathryn Dickason