Susan Callen MSN, RN, CNE, was the first faculty member at UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing to be chosen for a special DAISY Faculty Award in which nominations were accepted only from alumni of the school.
She been a nurse educator 10 years; serving as a nursing instructor at Shadyside School of Nursing for the past 7 years. She currently teaches students in N201, Nursing Practice Strategies with Adults. Susan initially obtained her Diploma in Nursing from Southside Hospital. She then went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Carlow University and a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Pittsburgh. In SusanÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s free time, she enjoys gardening, bowling and traveling. One of SusanÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s favorite things about teaching nursing students is watching the Ã¢â‚¬Å“light bulb come onÃ¢â‚¬Ã_ when a student grasps a concept. Susan was honored and humbled to have been chosen for this award and says that it will remain as one of the highlights of her nursing career!