April 26, 2021

Why would I want to be anything else? – Paul Coyne ’08

That’s the answer Paul Coyne ’08 gives whenever someone asks him why he chose to become a nurse.  The former Friars Club president shares the remarkable and inspiring story of his journey from PC to Wall Street to his current work at New York’s Hospital for Special Surgery. Now a nurse practitioner and a hospital administrator with four advanced degrees, he is making a further impact as the co-inventor of a device that is improving care for hospitalized patients while making the practice of nursing more efficient. Check out the memorable commencement address he delivered at his 2015 Columbia University School of Nursing graduation: 

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