Edge Runners

Transforming America’s Health System Through Nursing Solutions

Health care in America today is inaccessible to many, expensive for most and fragmented for all. Enabling the system to deliver the best possible care at an acceptable cost requires not just reformation but transformation – moving American health care away from its current hospital-based, acuity-oriented, physician-dependent paradigm toward a patient-centered, convenient, helpful and affordable system.

Edge Runner Spotlight

 Sandee McClowry, PhD, RN, FAAN

INSIGHTS into Children's Temperament

INSIGHTS, a comprehensive 10-week intervention developed in partnership with African-American and Hispanic community members, aims to enhance the development of low-income children. The intervention is offered to parents, teachers, school nurses, and other school personnel who provide care to at-risk children. Read More 


A Nursing Life: Serving the Nation

An inspiring photojournalism project that is documented the work of six Raise the Voice: Edge Runners, the nurse innovators at the center of the Raise the Voice campaign.

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Applications support the innovative work of nurses and demonstrate the holistic and integrated philosophy underlying nursing care. 

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