Upcoming Events

NYC Men In Nursing Summer BBQ

Please join us for an evening of good food, drinks and company at our first summer BBQ! Get to know members new and old. If you’re interested in helping out, please let us know!

When: July 19, 2014

Where: BBQ address will be emailed to members. If you aren’t a member yet, please consider joining: http://tinyurl.com/MembershipNewYorkCityAAMN

Cost: Suggested donation of $20 (funds will cover food/ drink and organizational costs)

Time: TBD

 July Board Meeting

Our next board meeting will be July 11th at Lenox Hill Hospital from 6 – 7:30 pm. A light dinner will be served. We look forward to seeing you!

When: Friday, July 11th, 6pm – 7:30pm
Where: Lenox Hill Hospital — Aaron Board Room, 130 East 77th street New York, NY 10075, (Emergency Room Entrance – In front of # 6 Train Station)
Guest Presenter: Robert L. Kerner Jr., JD, EdD (c), RN, CEN, EMT-P will be discussing “Building a Culture of Safety: The Patient Safety Institute.” Robert L. Kerner Jr., JD, EdD (c), RN, CEN, EMT-P is the Assistant Director of the Patient Safety Institute at the Center for Learning & Innovation as well as the Assistant Professor of Science Education at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.

Mr. Kerner has an extensive background in emergency care, both as an emergency nurse and paramedic. In his capacity as a registered nurse, he has held positions in busy emergency departments as staff nurse, educator and manager. In 2006, he collaborated with the Patient Safety Institute to develop the first emergency department nurse fellowship while serving as full time faculty at the Adelphi University School of Nursing. He joined PSI’s faculty as a Clinical Education Specialist in 2007 and now serves as Assistant Director.

Mr. Kerner is particularly interested in simulation as a teaching tool to reduce preventable errors and the use of video technology in the classroom. He has produced several educational videos for the Patient Safety Institute. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from New York Law School and a Bacelors degree in nursing from Adelphi University. He is a candidate for the Doctor of Education degree at Teacher’s College, Columbia University. He is board certified in emergency nursing. He is an Assistant Professor of Science Education at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.

**Everyone is invited to attend the Membership/Board Meeting which will follow after the presentation. This is your opportunity to socialize, network with other nurses and find how you can participate.**

LGBT Parade

Please join us as we march with the NYU team in the LGBT pride parade this Sunday, June 29th, starting at 1:30 p.m. By showing your support and being visible as nurses in purple scrubs, we are informing the public that nurses support culturally-sensitive care and are in solidarity with LGBT population.

You need not be LGBT to join the parade.

When: June 29, 2014 – Sunday
Assembly Point for the NYU Team: 38th Street between Madison and Park Avenues
Assembly Time: 1:30 p.m.
What to Wear: Purple scrub tops and any bottoms

Keep in mind:
• Since we will be walking for approximately 4 – 5 hours, we want to ensure you all are energized and hydrated prior to and during the march.
• The weather is expected to reach a high of 90 degrees on the day of the parade. Be sure to dress for the weather and bring any essentials such as sunscreen if you need it.
• There will be portable restrooms available along the march. We will have bathroom passes that will allow you all to leave and re-enter the march in the event you need to use the restroom.

Feel free to RSVP at: bit.ly/NYUPrideParade


 June Board Meeting

Our June board meeting will be June 5th from 6 – 7:30 pm.  Harmon Mercer, PhD(c), RN, will be our featured speaker for the meeting. He is an education specialist at Mount Sinai Hospital and will be discussing motivation, barriers, and opportunities for Men in Nursing.  After his presentation, we will have our monthly board meeting and discuss upcoming events, including our Fall Conference on Innovations in Nursing, which will be held at New York Presbyterian Hospital in October.  Please join us and invite your colleagues!
When: Friday, June 6th, 6pm-7:30pm
Where: Mount Sinai Hospital – Hess Building 1470 Madison Ave., CSM 2nd Floor, Hess Seminar Room A

May Happy Hour

We will be having our monthly Networking Happy Hour at Coopers Craft & Kitchen (87 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003) this Thursday may 22nd at 8pm.  They’ve graciously given us an extended happy hour for this time.  Please come out and meet other members of the chapter and expand your network within the NYC area.

May Board Meeting

Our May board meeting will be May 2 at  Memorial Sloan Kettering. Diane Llerandi, Hilda Quintanilla, and Elizabeth Halton of Memorial Sloan Kettering will be presenting their research regarding a new T-Cell Protocol that many Leukemia Patients have been receiving.

January Board Meeting

Come join us in our first meeting of the year! We will have having our board elections on January 10th , 2014 from 6pm-7:30pm at NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan, Ortho Conference Room M393.  Refreshments will be served.  If you are interested in running for any of the following positions please feel free to attend, we will be accepting nominations at the meeting too.


-Vice President



Directions to NYP Lower Manhattan Hospital from Union Sq can be found below

Union Sq to NYP Lower Manhattan Hospital Via 4 train

Union Sq to NYP Lower Manhattan Hospital Via R train


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