Tuesday, December 19, 2017

WHSLA Spotlight - Mary Pat Gage at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Library in Wauwatosa, WI

Mary Pat Gage at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Library

Mary Pat Gage, BSN, RN, MLIS, AHIP is the new Clinical Librarian at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Mary Pat earned her bachelor’s degree at the Marquette University College of Nursing and started her nursing career at Children’s Hospital. After 20 years in nursing, she earned her MILS degree at UW- Milwaukee. She has been a medical librarian for 13 years. Most of that time was at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Milwaukee.

This is Mary Pat’s first year as a WHSLA member. She is the current treasurer of the Southeast Wisconsin Hospital Librarians (SWHSL) consortium and recently acquired her AHIP certification. In 2011 she co-authored an article published in the Journal of Hospital Librarianship called Using a “Survivor” Style Game to Guide Nursing Research into Practice.

This article was referenced in the 2014 edition of Health Sciences Librarianship by M. Sandra Wood.

She enjoys watching the Packers and playing board games with her older son and daughter-in-law. She daydreams of walking the red carpet with her younger son when she is his date to an awards show in Hollywood.

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