Six Summer Oncology Fellows Connect with Families and Gain Valuable Clinical Experience

Students completing junior year at the Fitzpatrick College of Nursing (FCN) who have an interest in cancer care can apply to become a Villanova Nursing oncology fellow and enjoy a summer externship program to gain additional clinical experience…

Susan D. Flynn Oncology Nursing Development Program Taps Smilow Nurse for Board Role

Greenwich, CT (Nov. 30, 2022) – Kristina Capretti, RN, of the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center in Greenwich has joined the Board of Directors of the Susan D. Flynn Oncology Nursing Development Program, Inc., a local nonprofit that is playing…

Flynn Fellowships Provide Unique Learning Opportunities for Students Interested in Oncology Nursing

Concern about the shortage of nurses in the U.S. was high even before the Covid-19 pandemic exacerbated the issue, causing many nurses to suffer burnout or retire early. Nine years ago, UConn alumnus Fred Flynn ’75 MBA was ahead of the times…

Flynn Fellows Recognized at Prestigious National Event

Several Flynn Fellows were among the national cadre of Jonas Scholars recognized at a prestigious event on Oct. 22 in Washington, DC celebrating the milestone 15th year anniversary of Jonas Nursing and Veteran Healthcare (JNVH). JNVH is the…

Turning Sorrow into Solutions – Alums Create Nursing Fellowship Program

Not long after graduating from GFA, siblings Matt Flynn ’09 and Katie Flynn ’05 suffered an unimaginable loss: their mother, Susan D. Flynn, died of ovarian cancer in 2013. It was a devastating blow to the family. Yet, from that time of…

Celebrating the 2022 Susan D. Flynn Oncology Nursing Fellows

Congratulations to the 2022 Susan D. Flynn Oncology Nursing Fellows on the completion of their summer fellowships! Fellows Charlotte Hamilton, University of Connecticut, and Edna Yilma, Quinnipiac University, were hosted by Greenwich Hospital,…

Former Flynn Fellow Paige Gugerty & Family Inspires PPE Aid at HUP

Stories about dedicated and vulnerable frontline caregivers during the current Covid-19 virus crisis deserve more recognition and publicity. The unselfish and uplifting efforts of Paige Gugerty and her family is a great example. Paige, an…

Jonas Nursing and Veterans Healthcare and the Susan D. Flynn Oncology Nursing Development Program, Inc. Award Four Scholarships to Advance Oncology Nursing

NEW YORK, July 16, 2019 – Jonas Nursing and Veterans Healthcare and Susan D. Flynn Oncology Nursing Development Program, Inc. are proud to announce the recipients of a new joint scholarship to four doctoral nursing candidates seeking to…

The Susan D. Flynn Oncology Fellowship, Summer 2019

The Susan D. Flynn Oncology Fellowship program was developed by Mr. Fred Flynn in memory of his late wife who he lost to ovarian cancer in 2013. The fellowship is open to rising seniors from top nursing schools and is intended to stimulate career…

Inspiration Leads to Success for Oncology Nursing Development

Pictured above: Members of Greenwich Hospital’s cancer care team joined Flynn (seated center) at a celebration for this year’s graduating fellows Cristina Cioffi (seated, left of Flynn) and Jaclyn Di Yeso (seated, right of Flynn) Fred…