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Josephine Fava Hochuli - USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. Los Angeles, CA, US

Josephine Fava Hochuli Josephine Fava Hochuli

Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Work Dept. of Nursing | USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work


Clinical Assistant Professor focused on nursing education and patient outcomes.


JOSEPHINE FAVA HOCHULI serves as clinical assistant professor and director of clinical placements in the Department of Nursing. She is a registered nurse in the state of Maryland.

She began her nursing career in 1983 as a staff nurse. Since then, she has held positions as a nurse recruiter, a member of the National Institute on Drug Abuse Institutional Review Board, a quality and patient safety nurse, and a health effectiveness data information sets nurse. Before joining the faculty at USC, Hochuli served as director of clinical partner relations and placement for Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. In this position, she oversaw the placement and contract process for the school’s pre-licensure and graduate programs.

Hochuli’s passion for improving the quality of nursing education and patient outcomes is evidenced by her involvement as executive board member and convention committee chair in her state nurses association, her current practice in quality management and her clinical education research activities. She was endorsed by the Maryland Nurses Association and selected to participate in the American Nurses Advocacy Institute fellowship program through the American Nurses Association.

Education (2)

Stevenson University: M.S., Nursing: Concentration Leadership/Management 2013

University of Maryland: B.S.N. 1983

Areas of Expertise (4)

Quality Managament Nurse Education Nursing Clinical Education

Industry Expertise (5)

Education/Learning Health and Wellness Safety Health Care - Providers Health Care - Services

Accomplishments (1)

Second Place, Poster Presentation (professional)


2014 second place for poster presentation at the 111th MNA conference.

Affiliations (1)

  • Maryland Nurses Association


Articles & Publications (1)

A clinical academic practice partnership: A clinical education redesign Journal of Professional Nursing

Jeffries, P. R., Rose, L., Belcher, A. E., Dang, D., Fava Hochuli, J., Fleishcmann, D., Gerson, L., … Walrath, J. M.


The clinical academic practice partnership (CAPP), a clinical redesign based on the dedicated education unit concept, was developed and implemented by large, private school of nursing in collaboration with 4 clinical partners to provide quality clinical education, to explore new clinical models for the future, and to test an innovative clinical education design.