2009 News & Events

Medical Center, University Explore the Creation of a New School for Health Sciences Programs

November 16, 2009

The GW Medical Center, in conjunction with the University, has begun the process of exploring the creation of a new school for the Health Sciences programs.

GW Faculty Use Innovation and Creativity to Breathe New Life into Old Field

November 12, 2009

For someone who is an expert on old age, Kim Acquaviva, Ph.D., M.S.W., assistant professor in the Department of Nursing Education, certainly has some fresh ideas.

GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences Welcomes Inaugural BSN Class

August 26, 2009

GW School of Medicine and Health Science welcomed the inaugural class of Second Degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students at an August 25 orientation at the Virginia campus.

Department of Nursing Education Hosted Nursing Quality and Safety Alliance - Group Shared Insights on Improving Health Care Safety and Patient Outcomes and the Role of Nurses in Advancing These Goals

July 23, 2009

Representatives from the nation’s leading nursing organizations were on campus July 20 for a meeting of the national Nursing Quality and Safety Alliance (NQSA) hosted by the School of Medicine and

2009 Nursing Leadership Institute Inspires Masters Students

July 10, 2009

From July 8-10, 2009, the School of Health Sciences Department of Nursing Education hosted its third annual Nursing Leadership Institute.

New Graduate Degree Offered Focusing on Health Care Quality - GW Launches Masters of Science in Health Science and Masters of Science in Nursing in the Field of Healthcare Quality

June 10, 2009

WASHINGTON - The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, in collaboration with the National Committee for Quality Assurance, will launch two new Masters degree programs

GW University’s National Emergency Medical Services Preparedness Initiative Launches Cutting-Edge Educational Video Game to Train First Responders

March 24, 2009

WASHINGTON - GW University’s National Emergency Medical Services Preparedness Initiative announces the launch of Zero Hour: America’s Medic, a high-tech video game based learning tool that is desig

GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences Launches Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree-- GW Helps to Fill the Need for Nurses in the Washington Metropolitan Region and Beyond

February 26, 2009

WASHINGTON- The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences Department of Nursing Education will launch a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree beginning in Fall 2009.

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.