Dean Mei R. Fu

New GW Nursing Dean Brings Innovative Research, Extensive Teaching Experience to GW

Mei R. Fu, senior associate dean for research at Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden, has 20 years of progressive experience in faculty and administrative roles.

Mei R. Fu, an internationally recognized nurse scientist, researcher and educator, has been named dean of the George Washington University’s School of Nursing. She will begin the role Jan. 3, 2023.

Fu comes to GW from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey School of Nursing-Camden, where she is responsible for strengthening research and educational opportunities and developing the school’s strategy and path for excellence and growth.

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GW Nursing has solid top-30 showing in 2023 U.S. News rankings, with six specialty tracks landing in top 10

For the second year in a row, the George Washington University School of Nursing earned top-30 rankings in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Master’s Programs (#27) and Best DNP Programs (#30).

These solid rankings, paired with the school’s top 10 rankings in many specialty areas, are a testament to GW’s growing reputation as a premier destination for nurses looking to advance their careers and excel in administration and management (MSN #3, DNP #4), family nurse practitioner (MSN #10, DNP #13), adult-gerontology primary care (MSN #6, DNP #10), and adult-gerontology acute care (DNP #9). This is the first year that U.S. News & World Report has ranked many of these specialty areas, making GW Nursing’s high rankings particularly notable.

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What to Know: Return to Campus and the Classroom

GW Nursing is excited to welcome students, faculty and staff to campus. Learn more about the steps GW and the School of Nursing are taking to prepare for your arrival to campus, including updating our public health protocols and reviewing and updating our buildings and classrooms.


Latest Edition of GW Nursing Magazine

Entering summer, the GW Nursing found itself at a crossroad with the departure of Dean Pamela Jeffries, who had led the school for six years. Her tenure proved monumental for the young school and ensured that it was on solid footing moving forward, with steady leadership, a strong research portfolio, and student scholarship as its highest priority. The fall e-issue of GW Nursing magazine delves into these issues and more and illustrates some of the amazing work being done by the GW Nursing community. Enjoy this issue and, as always, stay safe and healthy.

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