Rosie Hammond describes her life post-SHC, beginning with an invitation to participate in Vanderbilt’s first PrimEx program during her Senior year. PrimEx was a government-sponsored initiative designed to provide primary care training for nurses. It functioned as a pivotal step along the way to better defining the concept of Nurse Practitioners (NPs) and establishing graduate-level degrees in the field, which Vanderbilt later developed. Follow this link for full-footage of Margaret Ecker’s and Rosie Hammond’s reflections about their SHC experience in East Tennessee.
Recorded Summer 2022.