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Student Reflections on 2016 Optimizing Healthcare Quality Conference

July 13, 2016 | In Awards, Global Health, Students

By Leah Berolzheimer, UNC School of Nursing, BSN Class of 2017

An excerpt from my journal:

“…Sitting in a large hall amongst 800+ participants from 30+ nations, I am overwhelmed with a sense of pride and ownership for my future profession. In this female-dominated room, people have come from all around the world, dressed in a myriad of colors, fabrics, and styles, greeting one another with waves, bows, prayer gestures, and smiles, and speaking various languages. Despite our many differences, we are here for one reason: a commitment to others. A commitment to “optimizing healthcare quality.” A commitment, on a global level, to work much better together.”

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