Log in
E-mail
Password
Show password
Remember
Forgot password ?
Become a member for free
Sign up
Sign up
New member
Sign up for FREE
New customer
Discover our services
Settings
Settings
Dynamic quotes 
OFFON

BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION

(BAC)
  Report
SummaryQuotesChartsNewsRatingsCalendarCompanyFinancialsConsensusRevisions 
SummaryMost relevantAll NewsAnalyst Reco.Other languagesPress ReleasesOfficial PublicationsSector newsMarketScreener Strategies

Bank of America : First Indigenous-Developed Clinical Simulation Space Planned at WSU Spokane With Bank of America Grant

09/01/2021 | 01:42pm EDT

Washington State University Spokane's (WSU Spokane) Native American Health Sciences (NAHS) program will build what is believed to be the nation's first indigenous-developed and instructed clinical simulation space at the Center for Native American Health on campus.

NAHS will construct 1,045 square feet of clinical space to include a patient exam simulation room, a hospital patient exam simulation room, a teaching and mediation room, and storage for the clinical simulation spaces and accompanying healing modalities.

The project is funded through a $250,000 grant from Bank of America as part of the company's focus on advancing racial equality and economic opportunity. In recognition of this commitment, the space will be called the Bank of America Indigenous Clinical Simulation Suites.

'Throughout our histories and across the world, it has taken the listening ears, minds and hearts of our allies and friends who wanted to see a more peaceful, kind and equitable world,' said Naomi Bender, director of WSU Spokane's Native American Health Sciences program. 'Through this generous gift, Bank of America is honoring what so many others have set aside: Our ways of knowing and healing. Bank of America is investing in a future where our health care workforce will begin to eliminate health disparities through culturally-centered knowledge and practices that counterbalance western views, instead of perpetuating them.'

Students and clinicians in the Center will gain a holistic view of care with the help of Native instructors in medicine, nursing, pharmacy and allied health, and areas of traditional healing perspectives. The clinical simulation space will allow students-both Native and otherwise-the opportunity to learn about indigenous health and wellness from Native healers.

'This program is creating pathways for Native American communities by reimagining both education and patient care in a way that is uniquely influenced by those it will serve,' said Kurt Walsdorf, Bank of America Spokane President. 'Our partners at NAHS are providing a strong curriculum that tackles health disparities for tribal communities in the Pacific Northwest and beyond, while also developing a diverse future workforce. We appreciate the invaluable contributions of Dr. Bender and all those involved for ensuring that our region is a beacon for positive change.'

Additionally, NAHS is developing a 12-credit Interprofessional Indigenous Healing Perspectives certificate that will use the newly constructed clinical simulation wing to advance cultural safety practices in medicine. The certificate will be available both in-person and online for learners across the nation.

The Center, which opened in early 2021, also represents a major milestone of WSU Spokane's NAHS efforts to recruit, retain and serve Native and non-Native students, and tribal community partners. Native American pre-health students matriculating to WSU system wide increased by 30% this most recent academic year, and WSU Spokane saw even greater growth, with a 50% increase in Native students matriculating to the medicine, nursing and pharmacy programs.

With this grant, NAHS also aims to provide support, space, training, collaborations and other work with tribal communities across the nation.

Currently, 45 Native American students are enrolled at WSU Spokane and NAHS serves 189 WSU Native American pre-health students, most of whom are on the Pullman campus. The Center is open to all students and acts as an educational space for Native students and their peers. NAHS also hosts outreach events and programs at 47 public high schools and more than 30 tribal high schools in the Pacific Northwest.

This is WSU and Bank of America's second recent collaboration, including a $250,000 grant to help launch the Spinout Space in Spokane (sp³nw), a new life sciences incubator to launch start-up companies.

About WSU Native American Health Sciences

Washington State University's Native American Health Sciences (NAHS) offers almost a dozen pathway and support programs meant to recruit, matriculate, and help Native American students succeed, who are entering into health care fields of medicine, nursing, pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, nutrition and exercise physiology, speech and hearing sciences, clinical psychology, veterinary medicine, and other allied health sciences. Although WSU NAHS is housed on the WSU Health Sciences Spokane campus, we serve students, staff and faculty across our five campuses, and tribes across the Pacific Northwest. A new Center for Native American Health, meant to provide an indigenous cultural learning and support environment for students, will open in January 2021.

Bank of America

At Bank of America, we're guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. We're delivering on this through responsible growth with a focus on our environmental, social and governance (ESG) leadership. ESG is embedded across our eight lines of business and reflects how we help fuel the global economy, build trust and credibility, and represent a company that people want to work for, invest in and do business with. It's demonstrated in the inclusive and supportive workplace we create for our employees, the responsible products and services we offer our clients, and the impact we make around the world in helping local economies thrive. An important part of this work is forming strong partnerships with nonprofits and advocacy groups, such as community, consumer and environmental organizations, to bring together our collective networks and expertise to achieve greater impact. Connect with us on Twitter (@BofA_News).

For more Bank of America news, including dividend announcements and other important information, register for news email alerts.

Reporters may contact:

Britney Sheehan, Bank of America
Phone: 1.425.466.0378
britney.w.sheehan@bofa.com

Kevin Dudley, WSU Spokane
Phone: 1.509.993.1563
kevin_dudley@wsu.edu

Disclaimer

Bank of America Corporation published this content on 01 September 2021 and is solely responsible for the information contained therein. Distributed by Public, unedited and unaltered, on 01 September 2021 17:41:04 UTC.


© Publicnow 2021
All news about BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION
03:32pBANK OF AMERICA : Sets Q4-21 Stock Dividend, Renews $25 Billion Repurchase Plan - Form 8-K
PU
03:23pBANK OF AMERICA CORP /DE/ : Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Other Events, Finan..
AQ
11:59aBANK OF AMERICA : Sets Q4 Stock Dividend at $0.21/Share, Renews $25 Bln Buyback Program
MT
11:51aBANK OF AMERICA : Sets Q4-21 Stock Dividend, Renews $25 Billion Repurchase Plan
PR
10:21aBANK OF AMERICA : Coalition of Banks Launches Guide for Industry's Transition to Net Zero
PU
09:01aNO PLACE LIKE HOME : First-Generation Homeowners Say Owning a Home is More Important Now t..
PR
06:39aWaller Says Fed Could Move Forward Rate Rises; Bundesbank's Weidmann to Step Down; Chin..
DJ
03:26aChinese Shares End Lower; Two Shenzhen Debutants Post Double-Digit Gains
MT
02:49aItaly's UniCredit, Intesa Sanpaolo join U.N. net-zero banking alliance
RE
02:38aSHANGHAI STOCK EXCHANGE B SHARES IND : Global Banks Cut China's 2021 GDP Growth Forecast o..
MT
More news
Analyst Recommendations on BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION
More recommendations
Financials (USD)
Sales 2021 89 213 M - -
Net income 2021 29 840 M - -
Net Debt 2021 - - -
P/E ratio 2021 13,4x
Yield 2021 1,65%
Capitalization 388 B 388 B -
Capi. / Sales 2021 4,35x
Capi. / Sales 2022 4,20x
Nbr of Employees 209 407
Free-Float 99,8%
Chart BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION
Duration : Period :
Bank of America Corporation Technical Analysis Chart | MarketScreener
Full-screen chart
Technical analysis trends BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION
Short TermMid-TermLong Term
TrendsBullishBullishBullish
Income Statement Evolution
Consensus
Sell
Buy
Mean consensus OUTPERFORM
Number of Analysts 26
Last Close Price 47,09 $
Average target price 46,24 $
Spread / Average Target -1,81%
EPS Revisions
Managers and Directors
Brian T. Moynihan Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Paul M. Donofrio Chief Financial Officer
Catherine P. Bessant Co-COO & Chief Technology Officer
Thomas Kell Montag Co-Chief Operating Officer
Andrea B. Smith Chief Administrative Officer
Sector and Competitors