2007 News & Events

CMS Rule Limiting Payment for Avoidable Complications Has Big Implications for Nurses

November 13, 2007

RWJ Foundation funds analysis of the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) rule and its effect on nursing


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Awards Grant to Design and Promote National Policies that Reflect Nursing's Contribution to Quality

July 25, 2007

Washington, DC--The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has awarded a grant of $331,400 to The George Washington University (GW) Department of Nursing Education, School of Medicine and Health Sci

SMHS Announces New Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Degree

February 15, 2007

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences will offer a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree, beginning fall 2007.

GW SON Top-Ranked

GW SON continues to be ranked among the top 50 schools of nursing. GW is in the top 13% of ranked graduate nursing schools. 

US News & World Report also ranks our online MSN #26 out of more than 144 programs nationwide.

In a first-ever ranking of Doctor of Nursing Practice programs, we are no. 30, placing us in the top 20% of ranked programs. These top rankings reflects the quality of our student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, peer recognitions, and admissions selectivity.