Three CRNAs named finalists for Excellence in Nursing Awards

St. Louis Magazine’s 15th annual Excellence in Nursing Awards, presented by BJC HealthCare and Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College, has announced finalists for the 2024 awards, including three outstanding Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) from the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis: Erin Herrera, MSN, CRNA, Elvira Sayfutdinova, MSN, CRNA, and Kate Silver, CRNA.

Department celebrates CRNA Class of 2023

The Goldfarb School of Nursing, including the Nurse Anesthesia Program, celebrated its commencement ceremony on Friday, December 15, 2023, at the Stifel Theatre.

Henrichs inducted as Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing

Bernadette Henrichs, PhD, CRNA, CCRN, CHSE, FAANA, FAAN, a professor and director of the Nurse Anesthesia Program at Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing, was inducted into American Academy of Nursing’s 2023 class of fellows at the academy’s annual Health Policy Conference on October 7 in Washington, D.C. This prestigious recognition celebrates Dr. Henrichs’ achievements and contributions to the field of nursing, in addition to her commitment to advancing public health.

Schappe Receives Excellence in Nursing Award

Elizabeth Schappe, a certified registered nurse anesthetist, has been named as one of the recipients of St. Louis Magazine’s 2023 Excellence in Nursing Awards in the advanced practice category. This prestigious award recognizes outstanding nurses who exhibit a remarkable level of dedication and proficiency in the nursing field.

Department celebrates CRNA Class of 2022

Goldfarb School of Nursing, including the nurse anesthesia program, celebrated its commencement ceremony on Saturday, December 17, 2022, at Powell Symphony Hall. Overall, nine graduates completed their nurse anesthesia education and received a Doctor of Nursing Practice—the first cohort to graduate with a doctoral degree. Congratulations to the entire Class of 2022 Nurse Anesthesia cohort!

Alex Mohrman appointed CRNA clinical chief at BJH

Alex Mohrmann has been named the CRNA Clinical Chief at BJH. In his new role, Alex will have the opportunity to build upon his experience as CRNA team leader to make a meaningful impact for our department.