Wendy Vaughan, RN, BSN
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose

Wendy Vaughan started as a Care Partner in the operating room at VCU in 2007. In 2009, she received her RN and decided the OR was where she wanted to stay. In 2019 she became the manager of the ENT/OMFS team that she had joined 12 years ago. As an operating room nurse, Wendy found more opportunities than she ever imagined. She works with Dr. Raj Petersson and Children’s Surgery International to travel to countries such as Ethiopia and Vietnam to care for cleft lip and palate patients and work with the staff to support the patients and families.