Commentary and Editorial
Trajectory of Research and Dissemination Through Mentorship and PassionA report by the Institute of Medicine, “The Future of Nursing,” called for a doubling of the 28 369 doctorally prepared nurses in 2008 by 2020.1 Although this goal was achieved, it was done primarily through the expansion of Doctor of Nursing Practice programs in the United States. In 2019, the number of nurses graduating with a practice-focused doctorate (Doctor of Nursing Practice) was more than 9 times higher than the number of nurses graduating with a research-focused doctorate (Doctor of Philosophy): 12 250 graduates vs 1306 graduates, respectively.
Typology of Interpersonal Violence Model With Applications in Emergency Nursing: Forensics and Interpersonal Violence Special IssueThe purpose of this editorial is to introduce the World Health Organization Violence Prevention Alliance’s Typology of Interpersonal Violence model as the organizing framework for our forensic and interpersonal violence–themed issue of the Journal of Emergency Nursing (JEN).1,2 My everyday work as an editor, administrator, and scientist is informed and motivated by my clinical and leadership experiences as a bedside nurse. The following memory from my emergency nursing practice continued to surface in my consciousness as our editorial team worked to bring this journal issue together: You should go home.