Geraldine Gorman is a clinical professor at the College of Nursing, University of Illinois Chicago. She also practices as a hospice nurse with Unity Hospice. She lives on the North Side of Chicago and is the mother of three, grandmother of two.
Perspective: Professional equity for nurses has yet to be achieved, but we are closer. But when I returned to the Catholic Church after many years, the altar remained resolutely male, unchanged in my absence.