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GW SON Top-Ranked

GW SON continues to be ranked among the top 50 schools of nursing. GW is in the top 10% of ranked nursing schools and the top 7% of the more than 730 schools offering undergraduate and/or graduate nursing degree programs. 

US News & World Report also ranks our online MSN #4 out of more than 130 programs nationwide.  This top ranking reflects the quality of our student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, peer recognitions, and admissions selectivity.

National Nurse Practitioner Week November 9-15, 2014

Mother-Daughter Duo Becoming Family Nurse Practitioners at GW SON

Like other service professions, nursing tends to be a family affair, with young adults often following their parents into nursing. For Anne Quinn and her daughter, Emily Yelverton, nursing is indeed a family affair, but with Anne following her daughter into nursing. Both are now in the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program at GW SON.
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Nurse Practitioners are Vital Primary Care Providers

Nurse Practitioners – nurses who have at least Masters degrees and are qualified and licensed to diagnose and treat a wide range of medical issues – are playing a key role in alleviating the current shortage of health care providers. Nov. 9-15 is National Nurse Practitioner week, so let's learn more about these health care providers. Read more.


GW SON Building Partnerships in Haiti

Dean Alcindor

Dean Hilda Alcindor Discusses Haitian Health Care

Dean Hilda Alcindor is Dean of the Faculté des Sciences Infirmières de l’Université Episcopale d’Haïti in Léogâne (FSIL) [Faculty of Nursing Science of the Episcopal University of Haiti], which admitted its first students in January 2005.


Unique Partnership Provides Care to 3,000 Haitians

SON, Global Company Sae-A, Pusan University Hospital and Caracol Industrial Park Partner on August Medical Mission

About 3,000 patients in Haiti received health care this summer through a unique partnership between GW SON and Sae-A, a South Korean-based global apparel manufacturer and exporter, a South Korean University and Caracol Industrial Park, where Sae-A runs a manufacturing plant. The GW SON team comprised of twelve people - four faculty members, four students, two staff members, and one alumnus went to Caracol, Haiti, where they worked with a team of physicians from Pusan National University in South Korea to see patients on site at Caracol Industrial Park.  See photo gallery here.