❦ Keynote speaker, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston nurses, 2010.
❦ Keynoter, National Military Nurses Conference, Washington, D.C., 2006.
❦ Commencement address, University of Oregon’s Department of History, June 2009.
❦ Keynote speaker, National Alliance of Mental Illness,Lane County Chapter, nurses, 2011.
❦ Keynoter, Slanger plaque dedication, Massachusetts Statehouse, Boston, 2005.
❦ Guest, ABC’s “Good Morning America,” 2004.
❦ Luncheon speaker, Boston Medical Center nurses, 2005.
❦ Keynoter, Purdue University School of Nursing, West Lafayette, Ind., 2007.
❦ Keynoter, nurse appreciation banquet, MetroWest Medical Center, Framingham, Mass., 2006.
❦ Lunch speaker, Uniformed Nurses Practitioners Association, New Orleans.
❦ Workshop speaker, National Society of Newspaper Columnists, New Orleans.
❦ Keynoter, event at New England Sinai Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, Boston, 2006.
❦ Keynoter, U.S. Army Nurse Corps banquet, Madigan Medical Center, Tacoma, Wash., 2010.
❦ Keynoter, National Association of Personal Historians, Portland, 2006.
❦ Keynoter, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, Texas, 2007.
❦ Keynoter, Oklahoma State Council of Perioperative Nurses, Stillwater, Okla., 2006.
❦ Keynoter, Western Museums Directors Conference, San Diego, Calif., 2009.
❦ Commencement speaker, Northern Oklahoma State School of Nursing, Enid, Okla., 2006.
❦ Keynoter, U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School, San Antonio, 2005.
❦ Presenter, National Hadassah Conference, Washington, D.C., 2006.
❦ Keynoter, Boston University Nursing Archives annual dinner, 2004.
❦ Workshop leader, National Writers Workshop, Portland, Ore., 2007.