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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.

In the Spotlight

Dr. Mayri Leslie with new mother in Haiti

Celebrating National Nurse-Midwifery Week

Access to healthcare is expanding in the United States, and during National Nurse-Midwifery Week (Oct. 5-11, 2014), GW SON is exploring the role midwives play in providing care. Maternal child health represents a large percentage of our health care dollar said Dr. Mayri Leslie, director of the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Concentration in Nurse-Midwifery for GW SON. “If you want to impact the health care system, impact the maternity system,” Dr. Leslie said.


Unique Partnership Provides Care to 3,000 Haitians

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 of twelve people went to Caracol, Haiti, where they worked with a team of physicians from a university in South Korea to see patients on site at Caracol Industrial Park.