Pictured left to right: Captain Weston Winn, Captain Patrick Nugent, and Captain Katrina Chu received their diplomas at graduation from the 12-month-long U.S. Air Force Critical Care & Emergency Trauma Nursing Fellowship at Scottsdale Healthcare. 

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Air Force nurses complete inaugural trauma fellowship

Staff Report~ 8/27/2014

SCOTTSDALE – Three Air Force nurses became the first graduating class of the Scottsdale Healthcare-U.S. Air Force Critical Care & Emergency Trauma Nursing Fellowship at Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center on Aug. 7.

The inaugural Fellowship class graduates were Capt. Patrick Nugent of Sparta, Wis., Capt. Weston Winn of Knoxville, Tenn. and 1st Lt. Katrina Chu of New York, New York.  Major Susie Everly, whose experience ranges from multiple deployments as an aeromedical evacuation nurse to serving as the Senior White House Nurse, is director of the Fellowship.

Based in the Military Training Center at Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center, the Fellowship is the only one of its kind in a civilian hospital, and one of only two Air Force Nursing Fellowship programs in the U.S.