Samantha Bernstein, PhD, RN
- Assistant Professor
- Track Coordinator, Pre-licensure DEN Program
Samantha Bernstein teaches nursing of the childbearing family in the accelerated BSN and direct-entry masters program at the IHP. She is an obstetric nurse researching maternal morbidity and mortality through the lens of human factors and patient safety. Her research examines the systems-level factors affecting registered nurses when patients experience clinical deterioration. She is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant and serves on the Editorial Board of MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing and reviews articles for Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing and Nursing for Women's Health. She is also on the board of the Upsilon Lambda chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, the Honor Society for Nursing.
Dr. Bernstein has published numerous papers - some titles are highlighted below. You can view a complete listing of Dr. Bernstein's publications on Google Scholar or in her CV.
In addition, Dr. Bernstein regularly presents at conferences and industry events. Please see her CV for a complete list of presentations.
Changing the Climate: Highlighting Moral Courage in Nursing Education at National League for Nursing Education Summit.
Systems level factors affecting registered nurses during care of women in labor at Sigma International Nursing Research Congress.
From coal miners to nurses: A project using sociotechnical systems theory to evaluate the work system of obstetric nurses at Eastern Nursing Research Society 2022.
School of Nursing, MGH Institute for Health Professions
First awarded at the Institute in 2016, DAISY is an acronym for Diseases Attacking the Immune System Foundation. The Foundation established the DAISY Faculty Award® to recognize dedicated nursing faculty who have a profound impact on the future practice of their students through their commitment and inspirational influence.