Pitt Nursing Alum Wins State Honor

Congratulations to Donald Bucher for winning a 2014 Nightingale Award of Pennsylvania. Bucher, DNP, ACNP-BC, CCRN, is an acute care nurse practitioner with UPMC Hamot who earned his Masters of Nursing at Pitt in 2007. He provides care for critically ill and injured ICU patients, as well as supervising the advanced practice providers in UPMC Hamot’s hospitalist critical care, and palliative care groups.

He was recognized in the advanced practice RN category at the Nightingale’s state-wide ceremony in Camp Hills, PA. The annual gala event celebrates each Nightingale award winner for their provision of outstanding quality of patient care, superior nursing clinical skills, and extraordinary compassion. Congratulations to Donald for being honored with this prestigious award.