Zaynah Henry
Zaynah joined the Independence Blue Cross Foundation in 2016. In her current role as a program specialist, she is responsible for managing the Foundation’s Bolstering the Healthcare Workforce initiative, which supports the education and professional development of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral nursing students in the region. Zaynah previously worked as a health communications fellow for the President’s Cancer Panel at the National Cancer Institute, and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Behavior Science and Master of Science degree in Health Promotion from the University of Delaware.
Imagine you’ve just graduated from medical school and are working as a physician in your community. The waiting room in your office is packed with patients, many of whom have complex chronic conditions. Suddenly, a nurse informs you that three patients are presenting with severe stomach pain and require immediate attention. Could one of the cases require a hospital visit?…