Nurse-Family Partnership

In 2019, Nurstory partnered with Nurse-Family Partnership (, a organization that empowers first-time moms to transform their lives and create better futures for themselves and their babies.

NFP nurses and nurse supervisors came together to remember and crystallize stories of how and why they do the work they do and what care really means in the contexts in which they work. 

Additionally, a film crew was at the workshop to document both the Nurstory process as well as capture a separate documentary all about NFP.


Lakehead University: Defining Compassion in Nursing

In 2018, Nursing educator Kristen Jones had a plan for research on compassion in nursing. The research had three phases, with the final phase being a digital story workshop with nurse educators. The teams from Lakehead University and from Storycenter/Nurstory facilitated a workshop for nine nurses who made stories reflecting on compassion in their practice and their lives. 

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University of Colorado School of Nursing

The very first Nurstory workshop happened in 2008 with the University of Colorado Doctoral Program in Nursing. Known worldwide for its focus on caring and reflective practice, Sue Hagedorn and Vicki Erickson, both faculty at that time, brought together nursing faculty from the program for the workshops. 

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