Nancy McGrath is such a valuable member of the pediatric faculty at UCLA. She has given numerous lectures throughout our program and is always engaging, incorporates the latest practice guidelines, and is extremely knowledgeable on the subject matter. She often incorporates her clinical experiences into lectures which helps us apply the concepts on a practical and comprehensible level. She frequently takes the time to forward us links and articles regarding the newest information in Pediatric Healthcare.
Nancy has gone above and beyond when it comes to placing students at clinical sites that provide the best possible experiences. She has gone even farther for me personally, by ensuring I had excellent preceptors close to my home in San Diego--which was so helpful to me--but by no means a requirement of hers. She is extremely supportive of her students and remains an approachable resource for questions regarding our courses and clinical experiences.
It is clear that Nancy has strong relationships with her colleagues due to the fact that they often also volunteer their time to speak in our classes or precept students. I know they do this out of their great respect for Nancy's clinical practice and dedication to her students.
Nancy serves as a role model for professional nursing by her involvement at Harbor UCLA, and through leadership in local, state, and national organizations. Her commitment to nursing education and nursing's future reinforces how worthy she is of this award!
left-right Nancy McGrath; Linda Sarna, Interim Dean