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Joanne Saxe, RN, DNP, FAAN

Title(s)Professor Emeritus, Community Health Systems
SchoolSchool of Nursing
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    Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y. B.S. 1976Nursing
    University of California, San Francisco, CAM.S.1982 Nursing, Adult Nurse Practitioner
    Rush University, Chicago, ILD.N.P.2009Nursing Leadership in Education
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    UCSF2019Academy of Medical Educators Service Award
    UCSF, School of Nursing2017Excellence in Teaching Award
    UCSF2016Academy of Medical Educators Cooke Award for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
    UCSF2015Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators
    UCSF2015Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing Scholar
    Association of American Medical Colleges and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing2014Lifelong Learning in Interprofessional Education Award
    UCSF, School of Nursing, Faculty2013Excellence in Teaching Award, Overall Teaching
    American Academy of Nursing2011Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing
    Kaiser Foundation2010Kaiser Community Benefits Scholar
    UCSF, School of Nursing2009Excellence in Teaching Award
    UCSF, School of Nursing2007Teaching Enrichment Award
    UCSF, School of Nursing2006MS Students' Class Marshall
    UCSF2006  - 2007UCSF-Coro Faculty Leadership Collaborative
    National Organization of NP Faculties2005Outstanding Faculty Practice Award
    UCSF, School of Nursing1998Excellence in Teaching Award
    UCSF, School of Nursing1995Teacher of the Year Award
    Pew Health Professions Commission1995Achievement for Primary Care Education

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    I have been a health professions educator for 32 years and a primary care NP, largely for vulnerable adult populations, for over 35 years. I have led graduate nursing curricula reformations that have been supported by several federal training; and innovations and private foundation grants. My contributions have resulted in substantial curricular changes that link classroom education to learning in health care and policy settings. As part of my dedication to advanced nursing education and practice, I have been a vanguard of innovative practice models with a focus on vulnerable populations, for example, tele-health consultation services, nurse-managed health centers and inter-professional, patient centered medical homes. I am currently involved in the nationally acclaimed San Francisco Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, Center for Primary Care Education where I have precepted inter-professional trainees, mentored clinician educators and participated in the performance improvement curriculum. I also advocate for educational and practice improvements through my consultation and leadership roles; Academy of Medical Educators’ and other professional organization involvement; publications; and national and international presentations. I regularly consult with nursing faculty from around the world on emerging trends in advance nursing education and practice.

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    1. Surjadi, M, Stringari-Murray, S & Saxe, JM.Evaluation of entrustable professional activities in NP education. Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2019; 15(15):e97-e102.
    2. Miranda Surjadi, Suzan Stringari-Murray, JoAnne M. Saxe. Entrustable Professional Activities in Nurse Practitioner Education. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2019 May 1; 15(J Prof Nurs 30 3 2014):e97-e102.
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    3. Collins-Bride, G.M. and Saxe, J. M., Duderstadt, K.G. & Kaplan, R. .Clinical Guidelines for Advanced Practice nurses: An Interprofessional Approach. 2017.
    4. Saxe JM, Balano K, Wamsley M, Nakajima M, Brock T. Promoting Role Clarity for Health Professional Students Participating in an Interprofessional Behavior Change Counseling Workshop. J Allied Health. 2017; 46(2):e35-e37. PMID: 28561871.
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    5. Saxe, J. M .Science of Caring. Commentary: Forgiveness as an Important Tool for Healing. 2014.
    6. Saxe JM, Smith V, McNerney K. A blueprint to managing multiple chronic conditions and pain. J Fam Pract. 2013 Dec; 62(12 Suppl 1):S4-11. PMID: 24340343.
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    7. Rugen KW, Watts SA, Janson SL, Angelo LA, Nash M, Zapatka SA, Brienza R, Gilman SC, Bowen JL, Saxe JM. Veteran Affairs Centers of Excellence in Primary Care Education: transforming nurse practitioner education. Nurs Outlook. 2014 Mar-Apr; 62(2):78-88. PMID: 24630678.
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    8. Collins-Bride, G.M. and Saxe, J.M.Clinical Guidelines for Advanced Practice Nurses: An Interdisciplinary Approach. 2011.
    9. Fontaine DK, Stotts NA, Saxe J, Scott M. Shared faculty governance: a decision-making framework for evaluating the DNP. Nurs Outlook. 2008 Jul-Aug; 56(4):167-73. PMID: 18675017.
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    10. Saxe JM, Janson SL, Dennehy PM, Stringari-Murray S, Hirsch JE, Waters CM. Meeting a primary care challenge in the United States: chronic illness care. Contemp Nurse. 2007 Aug; 26(1):94-103. PMID: 18041989.
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    11. Saxe JM, Burgel BJ, Stringari-Murray S, Collins-Bride GM, Dennehy P, Janson S, Humphreys J, Martin H, Roberts B. What is faculty practice? Nurs Outlook. 2004 Jul-Aug; 52(4):166-73. PMID: 15328503.
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    12. Saxe JM, Burgel BJ, Collins-Bride GM, Stringari-Murray S, Dennehy P, Holzemer W. Strategic planning for UCSF's community health nursing faculty practices. Nurs Outlook. 2004 Jul-Aug; 52(4):179-88. PMID: 15328505.
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    13. Lowe, S. and Saxe, J.Common Laboratory Procedures for Primary Care. 1999.
    14. Sweet, J., Galzagorry, G. & Saxe, J.Adult Nurse Practitioners with Expertise in Complementary healing: An Integrated Educational Approach. New paradigms in advanced nursing practice: Teaching and technological strategies in nurse practitioner education (monograph). 1999.
    15. Saxe, J.Adult Immunization Update. American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Journal. 1996; 44(7):349-358.
    16. Froelicher ES, Berra K, Stepp C, Saxe J, Deitrich CE. Risk profile screening. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 1995 Oct; 10(1):30-50. PMID: 8537830.
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    17. Saxe, J.Common Immunizations for the Adult. American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Update Series. 1992.