News Archive

With as many students and faculty active in education, practice, policy and research as we have at GW Nursing, it can be difficult to capture all of their stories. These are just some examples of the work going on here — work done by dedicated students and top-tier faculty alike — that help this school continue to grow and flourish.

Pam Slaven-Lee

Interim Dean for School of Nursing Announced

Pamela Slaven-Lee, senior associate dean for academic affairs and clinical associate professor, has been named interim dean of the George Washington University’s School of Nursing. She begins the role July 1.
Rep. Underwood

Rep. Lauren Underwood to Speak at GW Nursing Graduation Celebration

The GW School of Nursing announced today that Rep. Lauren Underwood, (D-IL) will serve as the keynote speaker at its virtual graduation celebration on May 13, 2021. 

Dean Jeffries at the GW Nursing Anniversary Gala

Celebrating a Top Ranking School of Nursing

GW Nursing held a gala Saturday evening to celebrate its 10th anniversary replete with guest speakers, swag boxes and gourmet meals delivered to the virtual attendees.

GW Nursing ranked #22

GW Nursing catapults into US News top 25

At #22, the George Washington University School of Nursing broke into the top 25 of the U.S. News and World Report rankings for graduate nursing programs on Tuesday.

Boardroom table and chairs

Esther Emard Appointed as Director-at-Large to NAHQ Board

Esther Emard, RN, MSN, MSLIR, CPHQ, who is a member of the graduate faculty, was appointed to the Board of Directors for the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) and named the Directo

Portrait shot of Dean Jeffries

Dean Jeffries Named Dean of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

Pamela R. Jeffries, dean of the George Washington University School of Nursing, has been named dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Vanderbilt announced Wednesday.

Sandra Davis and Karen Kesten

Sandra Davis and Karen Kesten Announced to DNP's of Color Advisory Committee

Dr. Sandra Davis and Dr. Karen Kesten were welcomed to DNPs of Color first advisory committee.

GW Nursing Students to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines

"It's A Win-Win!"

GW nursing students have been helping My Dr's Pharmacy, an independent pharmacy in Fairfax Co., administer COVID vaccines to county residents.

GW Nursing students at vaccine site

GW Volunteers Vaccinate DC Residents

Volunteers from the GW Nursing community helped administer 2,500 COVID-19 vaccines at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Saturday, March 6.

Researchers, clinicians and deans from the Milken Institute School of Public Health, the School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Vaccine 101 Webinar Delivers Current Information

GW experts discussed the various COVID-19 vaccines approved for emergency use and how to chip away at vaccine hesitancy among your friends and family.
Diana Mason

Newsweek Features Op-ed by Dr. Mason and Colleagues

Dr. Mason and colleagues discuss how SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, is "novel" in many ways. Health care professionals are learning more about how it acts, how to protect people from infection and how to treat it when patients are seriously ill.
Professor's Gate at GW Campus in Foggy Bottom DC

Student pass rates soar on NCLEX and NP certification exams

GW Nursing recently got the results of two key certification exams for Accelerated B.S.N. students and nurse practitioner students, respectively. 

From left: Ashley Darcey-Mahoney, Amanda Nicklas, Linda Cassars and Gretchen Wiersma.

GW Nursing Faculty Volunteer to Help Fight COVID-19

GW Nursing faculty members give time to local government health departments through the Medical Reserve Corps.
Virginia Nurses Today Newsletter snapshot

Obtaining Clinical Hours for Students during the Pandemic: Creative Solutions -- Virginia Nurses Today

Beginning in March 2020, nurse educators were abruptly slammed with unprecedented clinical education disruption due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.