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Med-Surg Moments is the official podcast of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN)*. Our podcast offers an engaging look at the lives of - and surrounding- medical-surgical nurses. We’ll have guests on from every corner of the industry, bringing you stories that are relatable and compelling on myriad topics.

Our goal is to bring you interesting perspectives and insights that will serve you at any step of your nursing career. We truly intend this podcast to be an exciting, interesting go-to source for our listeners, and Med-Surg Moments will creatively incorporate voices from all backgrounds, to help highlight the issues facing you in our medical-surgical nursing community.

You can be assured we’ll do our very best to bring this podcast, always, with personality and compassion, and accuracy in our coverage.

* The content within the Med-Surg Moments Podcast represents the views, thoughts, and opinions of the co-hosts and may not necessarily reflect the views, thoughts, and opinions of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses. 

Dec 19, 2023

You are not alone. Even though we've entered the Post-COVID era, many nurses continue to struggle with burnout stemming from the pandemic.  Join Caroline, Laura, Maritess and Neal as they share their own personal stories of struggle and how they've learned to deal with burnout in the Post-COVID era.




Dec 5, 2023

Ready to meet AMSN and MSNCB's Executive Director? Join Laura, Maritess and Neal as they welcome AMSN MSNCB Executive Director Matt Fenwick to the show to share his story and offer a sneak peek at what will be new for AMSN and MSNCB in 2024. 


Laura Johnson, MSN, RN, CMSRN has been a nurse since 2008 with a...

Nov 21, 2023

Everyone has a leadership role to play when it comes to managing nurse morale when patient acuity is high.  Join Caroline, Laura and Maritess as they share their stories, experiences and perspectives regarding how they manage nurse morale when patient acuity is high. 



Caroline Ashman, MSN, RN, CMSRN was...

Nov 7, 2023

Do you view yourself as a leader? In this special episode, the co-hosts welcome AMSN President Marisa Streelman to share the story behind her inspiring leadership journey and a glimpse into AMSN's future.   


Dr. Marisa Streelman, DNP, RN, CMSRN, NE-BC began her career in Chicago as a staff nurse in...

Oct 24, 2023

Is virtual nursing the answer? In this episode, we explore the transformative potential of virtual nursing as a solution to ease the strain on bedside nurses, address staffing shortages and offer a new career pathway for nurses.  Join the co-hosts as they welcome special guest Kelsea Cox for a conversation and case...