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Elsie Forte
School of Nursing

Elsie Forte, B.S.N.Ed., R.N., Instructor in Nursing and Assistant Supervisor of Operating Room Nursing

Diploma, Hartford Hospital School of Nursing, Hartford, Connecticut, 1942; B.S. in Nursing Education, University of Minnesota College of Education, 1949; M.N., University of Washington.

Army Nurse, United States Army Nurse Corps, January 1944 to December 1945; Staff Nurse, Grace-New Haven Community Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut, 1947-1950; Staff Nurse, Head Nurse, Veterans’ Administration Hospital, 1950-1954; Instructor, Hartford Hospital School of Nursing, and Nursing Supervisor, Hartford Hospital, 1956-1957; Instructor in Nursing, University of Michigan School of Nursing, and Assistant Supervisor of Operating Room Nursing, University Hospital, 1958-1959; Director, Leominster Hospital School of Nursing, Leominster, Massachusetts, April 1961 to September 1962. Forte resigned from this position to further her education at Columbia University.

Subsequently, Forte joined the faculty of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences as associate professor of acute illness. She died in North Branford, Connecticut in 1999 at age 78.