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Memoir

Janet L. Goldberg
Regents' Proceedings

Janet L. Goldberg, M.S.A., clinical instructor in nursing in the School of Nursing, retired from active faculty status on August 31, 20 18.

Ms. Goldberg received her A.D.N. degree from Henry Ford Community College in 1975, her B.S.N. degree from Eastern Michigan University in 1993, and her M.S.A. degree from Central Michigan University in 1997. Ms. Goldberg joined the University of Michigan as a staff nurse in 1975. She held a number of positions, including nurse clinician I, educational nurse coordinator, assistant head nurse, head nurse, nurse manager, director of cancer nursing, and director of cancer and palliative care nursing. She joined the faculty as a clinical instructor in 2009.

Ms. Goldberg was a consummate teacher and mentor to her students. She was an active and valued faculty member. Upon joining the faculty, Ms. Goldberg was the lead for a major school-wide initiative to create a new educational model for student clinical education. Her work resulted in an innovative approach to clinical instruction. She consistently volunteered for tasks and brought new ideas and perspectives to discussions about the undergraduate program, students, education, and patient care. Her input was valued and appreciated. Ms. Goldberg taught students in medical-surgical nursing and seized opportunities to provide academic enrichment activities, such as independent studies. She was an admirable teacher and well respected by her students.

The Regents now salute this distinguished nursing educator for her dedicated service by naming Janet L. Goldberg, clinical instructor emerita in nursing.