Sana Goldberg is a nurse and a writer, and founder of the nonprofit Nightingale. She makes her living as a freelance editor and bookseller for a small, local used bookstore. It will inspire you to go forth say what's really on your mind about the world we inhabit. Editor in Chief Mamie Stevenson was born in Denver, but has lived in Portland since graduating from Reed College in 2012. She has worked with a diversity of patients across settings from the perspective of researcher, social worker, nurse, and provider. She has interfaced with it as a nurse, a doctor, and a patient. With an amiable approach and easily digestible truths and tools, Goldberg seeks to alleviate at least some of the exasperation felt by patients.
Presently, she writes about advanced nursing education, as well as designs and publishes innovative study guides for new nursing students around the country. Our early contributors were so generous with their time and faith in our ability to get Nightingale off the ground. I think talking about it openly is important, because we all have our demons, and bringing them out into the light takes away a bit of their power. Flag Abuse Flagging a post will send it to the Goodreads Customer Care team for review. It colors the way I view the world, and how I move through it. Her writing can be found at the and the occasional zine fair. The day I began my studies I realized I'd made the right decision, and luckily that feeling hasn't wavered yet.
Her locations are intensely specific to her place, yet her subjects are so familiar they could be almost anywhere. A clear-cut section on modern medicine helps patients navigate pain, encourages health advocacy for transgender patients, and tackles the variances in gender-specific medicine. She is the founder of : a magazine of story, art, and activism for health equity. I agree with Daniel Pink insofar that the profession of nursing offers so many lessons in empathy that are relevant in an era defined by social media and fast-paced consumerism. Only flag comments that clearly need our attention. In revealing many of the hidden connections between a liberal arts education and nursing, Sana explains why we should think about nursing in a profoundly new way. Lit Editor lives in Oxford, Mississippi.
Sarah received a nomination in December, 2016. Books by Sana Goldberg The Essential Guide to Navigating the World of Modern Medicine Sana Goldberg Published March 19, 2019 From registered nurse and public health advocate Sana Goldberg, a timely guide teaching readers how to use healthcare to their advantage and advocate effectively, covering the most common frustrations and opportunities patients face when navigating the system, and outfitting them with up-to-date, evidence-backed skill sets. As a general rule we do not censor any content on the site. When the idea for Nightingale came to me I was taking a bath. She is the recipient of the Diamond Alumni Award, a member of the International Honor Society of Nursing, and the founder of Nightingale, a movement of story, art, and activism for health equity.
Goldberg says above all, patients need agency—asking questions, expecting to be heard, educating themselves, and sometimes saying no—to get the care we all deserve. It's accurate to say the election was a catalyst for Nightingale, but it only came to fruition because of a select group of women who helped bring it to life. The only content we will consider removing is spam, slanderous attacks on other members, or extremely offensive content eg. Dealing with anxiety I've had a lifelong battle with anxiety, and pretty much everyone who knows me can attest to it! Film Editor Molly Kaplan is a producer living in Los Angeles. A plainspoken, universally applicable medical reference guide inspiring patient agency. How to Be a Patient offers a solid, straightforward resource for getting quality health care. A plainspoken, universally applicable medical reference guide inspiring patient agency.
Donna Diers, Lillian Wald, and Hazel Johnson Brown— these nurses were absolute visionaries. She has worked for the Department of Forestry as a bird biologist mapping and studying critically endangered species. As a nurse I must contend with stereotypes about my profession that are indeed maddening. Self-importance and anxiety for me, anyways really go hand-in-hand and they are the kiss of death when it comes to creativity and presence—the two things I am always chasing. She is a mother, a breast cancer survivor, and a veritable cowgirl. Harper Wave: Sana Goldberg, Author Meet the Author: Sana Goldberg Author Bio and Details Sana Goldberg, liaises between academia and clinical practice.
A first generation immigrant, Ratnanjali is most inspired by the work women around the world are doing to protect natural resources. She is from New York and previously worked as an editorial assistant for. Director of Stewardship is an environmental scientist and geographer with a passion for environmental conservation. I wanted to find a path that allowed my peers and I to channel our outrage into another form so it didn't go stale and turn to apathy. When you study nursing, though, you see that no professional can be categorized by their subservience.
After studying behavioral neuroscience in various labs and pursuing research, I realized that I was better suited to an intimate, connective career. At the time, I'd been willing myself to move through disappointment so that I could see opportunity. The growing importance of empathy Empathy is central to nursing, but I think of it as a starting point rather than an end goal. Currently, she serves as Poetry Editor for the , co-hosts the Broken English Reading Series, and reads poetry submissions for Muzzle. Even contemporary, progressive individuals hold on to a dated idea that nurses are meant to be helpful and submissive—but not heard— and certainly never visionaries. She is the recipient of the Diamond Alumni Award, a member of the International Honor Society of Nursing, and the founder of Nightingale, a movement of story, art, and activism for health equity.
Chimamanda speaks truth to power, yes, but she is also a bold and magnificent storyteller. Sana Goldberg is a nurse, author, and public health advocate. Does this affect patient care? Much of this is rooted in sexism, and it's important to point that out. The other and I were located all over the country , and outside of our day jobs as nurses, artists, writers we spent hours back and forth on email and face time over the next three months until our launch. Though the book is not a comprehensive health manual, Goldberg ably navigates the contemporary pathways of health self-advocacy and empowers readers to incorporate her sound advice into their own wellness objectives. She has created an avid following in the Portland area painting the tranquil scenes of everyday places and objects: a room with a table and chair, the basement containing seldom-used furniture, blankets and keepsakes, the view from a high windowed loft overlooking the city, all bathed in the filtered light of a cloudy day. The idea was to create a free, accessible space for patients and practitioners to elevate conversations about healthcare through nontraditional mediums of story, art, and activism.
With clear, swiftly delivered guidance, Goldberg discusses medical maladies both common and chronic, and her tone remains approachable yet professional, particularly when exploring the dynamics of urgent care visits versus emergency room treatment, hospital stays, vaccines, and pediatric and geriatric care. She has worked with a diversity of patients across settings from the perspective of researcher, social worker, nurse, and provider. Publicist Deb Kim is a connector of people. Originally from New Hampshire, Rebekah studied studio art at Reed College with several other Nightingale team members. The work of nursing has been dismissed, in thought and in gesture, because nursing has historically been the work of women. She has worked with a diversity of patients across settings from the perspective of researcher, social worker, nurse, and provider. Nurses, doctors, and patients seemed to be bracing themselves for a period of chaos around prospective changes to the and—regardless of political affiliation—many felt their access to care was under threat.