Meet Whitney Schafer, RN, Outpatient Clinics



Whitney Schafer, R.N.

Meet Whitney Schafer, RN, Outpatient Clinics

ATLANTIC –Balancing your profession and family life can be a challenge, but Whitney Schafer, RN put in the time and research to find a career path that is right for her—and her family, which includes husband Kevin, and their 8-month-old son, Liam.

As a kid, she thought she would either be a doctor or an English teacher. “Very different careers,” she laughed. “For a long time, I thought I would be a doctor. I was interested in healthcare, for sure.” Knowing what it took to become a doctor, Whitney ultimately felt that nursing was a better fit for her.

“Nursing was more condensed, and I knew that I wanted to have a family, too,” she said. While in school, Whitney was able to shadow two experienced nurses at CCMH. “Nurses can affect so many people in so many different ways,” said Whitney. “We can make a big difference in their lives.”

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