Nora Dunne is the publications editor for the medical school’s Office of Communications. She edits Northwestern Medicine Magazine and writes news stories about research ranging from basic and translational sciences to public health. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Boston University and is currently earning a master’s degree in integrated marketing communications at Northwestern. firstname.lastname@example.org
Redesigned hospital rounds increased nurse-physician teamwork and patient safety in two medical units in a Northwestern Medicine study. Interestingly, the positive change was so successful that it spread to additional units before a recent follow-up study even began.