Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners selected through Nurse Practitioner Residency Expansion Program.
Shannon Hansen, DNP ’19, CRNP, AGNP-C, and Jade Kim, DNP ’19, CCRN, AGPCNP-BC, both graduates of the University of Maryland School of Nursing’s (UMSON) Doctor of Nursing Practice Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP) specialty, have been selected to serve as AGPCNP residents at the Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System during the 2019-20 academic year as part of a Nurse Practitioner Residency Expansion Program. As the program is being offered for the first time ever during this academic year, Hansen and Kim will serve as pioneers, selected from among 13 applicants to fill both of the available residency positions. The AGPCNP specialty is ranked No. 11 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.