If you thought about the qualities of an ideal candidate or an ideal policy maker, you would come up with a list of the same qualities every nurse possesses.
Healing Politics is a non-profit organization dedicated to equipping nurses and midwives with the tools and resources to run successful political campaigns. While the American Medical Association offers a campaign school for physicians, there is no corollary option available to nurses. This is what inspired Healing Politics to run the campaign school, following a delay due to the pandemic.
As health care programs, policies and funding loom large in political arenas, nurses are being encouraged to run for elected office.
See You Now Podcast
In this episode, we explore with Kimberly Gordon, DNP, CRNA, co-founder of the nonpartisan, non-profit Healing Politics, why nurses and midwives need to get politically engaged, run for elected office up and down the ballot, what campaign training sounds like, and how to build a culture of civic engagement within the nursing professions
The Journal for Nurse Practitioners
Read Senator Gale Adcock's reflections on the inaugural Campaign School for Nurses & Midwives, where she served as an inspiring and entertaining faculty member!
The inaugural Healing Politics Campaign School for Nurses and Midwives was highlighted in a feature story from the Duke Sanford School of Public Policy and the in the August 13 edition of The Duke Weekly.