USD SON Professor Wins Prestigious Award for Recent Text Publication

Dr. Karen Sue Hoyt, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, ENP-C, FAEN, FAANP, FAAN, was recently honored with 3rd place in the American Journal of Nursing’s Book of the Year Awards.  

Dr. Hoyt co-authored the book Pediatric Emergent/Urgent and Ambulatory Care-The Pocket NP. Her book placed third in the Child Care category.

Dean Jane M. Georges congratulated Dr. Hoyt and called the AJN Book of the Year Awards the “Oscars of Nursing Texts.”

See more about the AJN Book of the Year Awards here.


Dr. Hoyt is currently the Director of the NP/ENP Programs at the University of San Diego.  She  received her AS degree from Cypress College, her BSN degree from California State University, Fullerton, an MN degree from UCLA, and a PhD in Nursing from the University of San Diego.

For more information about Dr. Hoyt, please click here.


Carol Scimone