Posts Categorized: Nursing

Spotlight on General Medicine Nurses

A former ballet dancer and mother of three boys, Jennifer Himes-Smith certainly knows how to stay on her toes. Jennifer graduated from UPMC St. Margaret’s School of Nursing in 2014 and is currently a Professional Staff Nurse on the 10E/W Acuity Adaptable Medical Unit at UPMC Montefiore. Though you may not see her doing pirouettes… Read more »

Love What You Do

For me, choosing a career was easy. I was told at an early age that if you love what you do for a living, you will never work a day in your life. That quote has always stuck with me. My grandmother was a nurse and took such great pride and passion in her work. As… Read more »


At UPMC Hamot, our nurses go above and beyond each day to ensure our patients are receiving the very best care possible. I am a listener. Everyone needs someone to talk to. Everyone needs someone to listen to their worries, concerns, fears and wants. Patients can feel isolated in a hospital setting; being separated from… Read more »