Residencies, Internships and Education

  Meet Jonathan Eng, a nurse resident at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. He has plenty to say about the nurse residency program, and we thought you’d enjoy his assessment. Are you a senior nursing student graduating in spring 2024? Come to our New Grad Nurse Residency Showcase and learn about the July 2024 cohort. It’s Tuesday, January 30, 6–8 p.m. in the Hitt Auditorium at Me ...

One of the first things nursing school graduates do is search for a nurse residency. It’s a wise move. The graduates are full of new knowledge and excited about entering their profession, but they know that they need practical experience. In short, they need to practice nursing! And that’s what nurse residencies do — they transform graduate nurses into professional providers. S ...

Wayne Wilson, PHR, MBA

It’s no secret that hospitals and other healthcare organizations are scrambling to fill positions while dealing with shortages of talent in many areas. Innovative organizations like Methodist Health System are pursuing out-of-the-box strategies to identify and cultivate the workforce of the future. Methodist Dallas Medical Center’s approach is a perfect example. Created in the ...

Melissa Mitchell, MSN, RN, CMSRN

To say Melissa Mitchell is a driven, goal-oriented person is an understatement. Throughout her nursing career, her eye has been on the prize ahead. From a longtime LVN to an associate degree in nursing to her BSN and MSN-education degrees, one of the secrets to her success has been education. We asked Melissa to tell us about her journey to success and how Methodist Health Syst ...

Wayne Wilson

We’ve all been there. Fresh out of school and ready to join the workforce. You secure an interview and things seem to be going well. Then you hear those dreaded words, “We’re looking for someone with experience.” But how are you supposed to get experience when you’ve just graduated? Sound familiar? That happened to me, and I’ll never forget the frustration that I felt as I trie ...