2010 News & Events

Nursing Alliance for Quality Care Named to the National Priorities Partnership

December 09, 2010

WASHINGTON – The Board of Directors of the National Quality Forum (NQF) has appointed the Nursing Alliance for Quality Care (NAQC), housed at the GW School of Nursing, to the Natio

The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health

December 08, 2010

At first, Susan Hassmiller, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) senior advisor for Nursing, was uncomfortable with the idea that the product of her task — to direct a commission at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) on the Future of Nursing — had been likened to the Flexner Report, a 1910 study that drastically changed the face of medical education in the United States and Canada.

In Answering a Calling, a Call is Answered

December 07, 2010

The 17 students who entered GW’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) program 15 months ago were admittedly taking a risk. As the inaugural class, they lacked advice of upperclassmen, evidence of successful graduates, and the comfort of an established program.

GW BSN Graduates Help Fill Need for Nurses in Northern VA

December 07, 2010

WASHINGTON – The GW School of Nursing hosted a pinning ceremony on December 6 to mark the completion of its first Bachelor of Science class within the newly-established school.

GW School of Nursing to Host Inaugural Pinning Ceremony

December 01, 2010

WASHINGTON – The GW School of Nursing will host a pinning ceremony on December 6 to mark the completion of its first Bachelor of Science class within the newly-established school.

School of Nursing Launches New Web Site

November 29, 2010

The GW School of Nursing launched a new Web site on Monday, Nov. 29.

Hungry for a Bigger Slice of the NIH Pie

November 19, 2010

They call it “the silver tsunami”: the impending wave of aging baby boomers and their associated diseases and conditions about to crash in the United States.

GW School of Nursing Programs Receive Accreditation

November 01, 2010

WASHINGTON – The George Washington University School of Nursing has received full accreditation for its bachelor's, master’s and doctoral programs from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Educatio

Feature story: Joining Forces for the Future of NursingGift from HCA Virginia Health System Expands School of Nursing Simulation Facilities

September 17, 2010

When it comes to preparing nursing students for the complex health care situations they will soon face, GW’s new School of Nursing has some like-minded partners.

A Global Model for Nursing Education South African Delegates Inspired after Visit to GW’s School of Nursing

July 16, 2010

For faculty members at the School of Nursing at the University of Free State (UFS) in South Africa, a few hours at the GW School of Nursing (SON) was all it took to inspire an entirely new way of implementing nursing education.

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.