Alumni and events
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
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.
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.
Physician 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
Dec. 2 — Family Caregiving Institute celebrates grand opening of Healthy Aging Clinic
UC Davis Health officially opened its new Healthy Aging Clinic in midtown Sacramento. Leaders from the Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, along with School of Nursing leaders, celebrated the milestone event with a ribbon cutting ceremony along with a preview of the multiple services provided. The new clinic includes a team of primary care geriatricians and multidisciplinary specialists, who offer cognitive assessments, a pharmacy for medication management, physical and occupational therapy, caregiving support, nutrition consults, a dementia care program, a mobility clinic and, eventually, advanced care planning guidance. In addition, caregivers of those patients benefit from consultations with experts from the Family Caregiving Institute. Nurse practitioner and physician assistant students from the School of Nursing will also experience clinical rotations in the clinic. Read the news release » Read the newspaper article »