Mary Grace Yousef, MS, RN, CNE

Assistant Clinical Professor


Mary Grace Yousef, MS, RN, CNE

DAL 7823


Mary Grace Yousef has over 15 years of experience in the nursing profession specializing in nursing education, medical-surgical, critical care, and palliative nursing. She has worked as a critical care nurse and palliative care nurse at Baylor in Dallas and as a clinical education specialist at THR corporate office. She has been involved in several committees and nursing associations and has presented in nursing conferences. She is an active member of the STTI, Beta Beta Chapter Governance Committee. Her research interest focuses on active learning strategies to facilitate student engagement and deeper learning in the classroom.


M.S., Nursing Education, Texas Woman's University, Dallas, Texas
B.S.N., Nursing, Texas Woman's University, Dallas, Texas


Student Engagement; Active Learning; Nursing Education; Nursing Student; Teaching Strategy; Faculty Facilitation; Clinical Reasoning; Clinical Judgment; Deeper Learning; Inclusive Teaching; Diversity; Inclusion; Technology; Self-Reflection

Recent Presentations

The Effectiveness of Tabletop Simulation on Undergraduate Nursing Students' Knowledge and Self-Perceived Confidence during the Covid-19 Pandemic
National Conferences of Undergraduate Research (2021)
Poster | Morgan McNew, Mary Grace Yousef

Educator Webinar: NCLEX Next-Generation Applications You Can Use Today.
UWorld Nursing Educator Webinar (2021)
Virtual | Emily Giddings, Mary Grace Yousef

Integrative Review of Clinical Judgment Related to Teaching and Evaluation Methods.
2021 Nurse Educator Institute Virtual Conference (2021)
Poster | S. Tserotas, D. Magner, M. Yousef, M. Peck, M. Peters

Utilizing Various Technologies to Facilitate the Development of Nursing Students' Clinical Judgment
TWU 14th Annual Teaching and Learning Symposium (2019)
Podium | Mary Grace Yousef, Shopha Tserotas

Using SBAR to Enhance Clinical Reasoning Skills in Junior Undergraduate Nursing Students
Sigma Theta Tau 45th Biennial Convention (2019)
Poster | Mary Grace Yousef, Shopha Tserotas

Communication Exercise: An Active Learning Transcultural Experience
44th Annual Transcultural Nursing Society Conference (2018)
Poster | Mary Grace Yousef, Marie Manio

Cardiac Diseases: Using Active Learning in the Classroom
Doswell Conference for Teaching Excellence (2018)
Poster | Mary Grace Yousef

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD)
  • National League of Nursing
  • Sigma Theta Tau Beta Chapter (Honor Society of Nursing)

Honors & Awards

  • Member of the Year, Sigma Theta Tau International Beta Beta Chapter (2018)