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November 17, 2015
Three GW SON graduate students, five BSN students and several faculty members helped treat about 3,000 patients Nov. 2-10 in Haiti as part of a medical mission. This trip was the second as part of a partnership with a medical team from Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital (PNUYH), in South Korea. Sae-A Trading Co., Ltd sponsors these medical missions.
July 31, 2015
The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual State of Healthcare in the Commonwealth July 30 in Tysons Corner.
July 28, 2015
GW SON’s Dr. Joyce Pulcini is working with colleagues at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to examine and further develop advanced practice nursing in Latin American and the Caribbean.
July 16, 2015
GW SON’s Edward Salsberg will be published in the September issue of Academic Medicine, writing about, “Is the Physician Shortage Real? Implications for the Recommendations of the Institute of Medicine Committee on the Governance and Financing of Graduate Medical Education.”
July 15, 2015
Ann Marie Madden, a current GW School of Nursing graduate student, will begin serving as INOVA Fairfax’s Chief Nursing Officer for Adult Services in August.
Associate Dean for Research Presents on Financial Incentives at the Milken Institute School of Public Health
July 14, 2015
Dr. Jessica Greene, Associate Dean for Research, gave a seminar entitled “A Delivery System’s Experience with a Very Large Pay for Performance Compensation Model,” on June 23 at the Milken Institute School of Public Health as part of an ongoing health policy series.
July 02, 2015
A delegation of 20 from the Yancheng Institute of Health Sciences in the Jiangsu Province, People’s Republic of China visited GW SON’s Virginia Science & Technology Campus (VSTC) July 1.
June 08, 2015
Nursing is a global endeavor, and the GW School of Nursing nurtures relationships with several international partners.
June 04, 2015
Improving the health and well-being of people and communities locally, nationally, and globally is an important part of GW School of Nursing’s mission, and it is exemplified well by Dr. Deborah Chapa and Esther Emard, both members of the school’s faculty.
May 27, 2015
Dr. Billinda Tebbenhoff, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, in April received the VALOR Excellence Award for her commitment to helping military veterans pursue nursing education.
May 21, 2015
Our Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) graduates from across the nation came to our Washington, DC campus for their capstone poster presentation, Doctoral Hooding, SON Graduation and GW Commencement.
May 21, 2015
Our Accelerated BSN and ADN Pathways students were pinned May 15, 2015 during a ceremony at Jack Morton Auditorium on our Washington, DC campus.
May 06, 2015
Jenn Beck, one of several U.S. military veterans graduating this May from the GW School of Nursing with their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), was also awarded a grant to cover her nursing licensure.
GW’s Operation VALOR awarded the grant, known as the VALOR Professional Credentialing Grant and funded in part by the Shenkman Fund. Four such grants were awarded across George Washington University.
May 05, 2015
As our profession celebrates Nurses Week (May 6 – 12, 2015), and the GW School of Nursing continues the work of teaching a new generation of nurses, we asked some of our faculty members what nursing means to them.
“Being a nurse offers the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people, every day,” said Dr. Christine Pintz, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies.
April 03, 2015
Five of GW School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students had their capstone projects accepted for presentation during GW’s annual Research Days, a showcase of research, scholarship
March 26, 2015
"Patients with Lower Activation Associated with Higher Costs; Delivery Systems Should Know Their Patients’ Scores” was among the top 15 most-read articles of 2013 in Health Affairs, and a follow-up article was published in March 2015. The prominent peer-reviewed journal provides a forum for analysis and discussion of health policy matters in domestic and international spheres.
These research articles were co-authored by Dr. Jessica Greene.
March 06, 2015
During spring break (March 9-14), several GW School of Nursing (SON) students will be traveling abroad on medical missions.
March 03, 2015
GW School of Nursing (SON) opened its Skills and Simulation Laboratories Friday, Feb. 20 to 80 area Girl Scouts, from elementary school to high school, who needed to learn the essentials of First Aid to earn badges.
March 02, 2015
Dr. Jessica Greene, GW School of Nursing (SON) Associate Dean for Research examines the issue of patient activation in a study published in the March 2015 issue of Health Affairs, a prominent peer-reviewed journal that provides a forum for analysis and discussion of health policy matters. The study, entitled "When Patient Activation Levels Change, Health Outcomes and Costs Change, Too," was funded by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
Accelerated BSN students learn about health care technology at Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health
February 27, 2015
GW School of Nursing (SON) Accelerated BSN students on Feb. 26 visited the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health in Washington, DC, a center that showcases cutting edge technology in an environment that fosters rich discussion about current and future healthcare. The students are enrolled in an online Health Information and Technology course, and the trip to the Center was a great way to introduce them to technology they might not yet have seen in their clinical practice settings, said Dr. Beth Kilmoyer, a GW SON instructor.
February 25, 2015
GW School of Nursing (SON) and George Washington University Hospital on Feb. 18 partnered to present Nursing: Bridging the World, a series of presentations by faculty members with experience in practicing nurse in other nations.
February 13, 2015
GW SON’s Dr. Arlene Pericak is one of six research fellows named by the Global Women’s Institute (GWI) this year. The fellowships go to six GW faculty members who receive $5,000 to fund their research. Dr. Pericak is the first GW SON faculty member to receive a GWI fellowship.
January 26, 2015
It was a trip to East Africa that made Betsy Linsert, NP ’98, recognize that she was in the wrong profession. Living as a young professional in the Washington, DC, area and as a regular “Girl Friday” on Capitol Hill, Ms. Linsert was so moved by her travels that she made up her mind to change her career path and become a nurse.
January 23, 2015
The George Washington University today announced Pamela R. Jeffries as the next dean of the School of Nursing. Dr. Jeffries, who in 2013 was named the Johns Hopkins University inaugural vice provost of digital initiatives, has been a Johns Hopkins professor of nursing since 2009.
January 12, 2015
GW SON’s own Dr. Mary Jean Schumann is serving as interim Dean after Founding Dean Jean Johnson stepped down Dec. 31, 2014. Having mostly recently served as the Interim Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Dr. Schumann brings both expertise and working knowledge of the school to this new role.