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Exploring Enhanced Patient Care and Health Education: William Paterson University and Atlantic Health System Forge Collaboration Agreement

Friday, February 23, 2024

William Paterson University and Atlantic Health System, a prominent healthcare provider in New Jersey, have recently inked a partnership agreement to enhance access to high-quality health profession education and services in the region.

This collaboration sets the stage for joint projects and initiatives aimed at strengthening the nursing and healthcare workforce. The focus lies on enriching educational and employment opportunities for William Paterson students. Some of the potential collaborations include:

  • Establishing pathways for nursing and healthcare students to gain practical experience at Atlantic Health.
  • Developing programs to help students secure employment in fields essential to Northern New Jersey's healthcare industry, aligning with future nursing and healthcare careers.
  • Providing opportunities for qualified Atlantic Health nurses to contribute as adjunct faculty members.
  • Advancing collaborative research efforts with a focus on scientific progress and securing grants.
  • Exploring the creation of health and wellness services for the community and campus.

This collaboration holds promise for the students of William Paterson and patients of Atlantic Health System alike. By investing in the training and growth of William Paterson nursing students and fostering research collaborations, Atlantic Health System reaffirms its commitment to delivering patient-centered healthcare services of the highest quality.