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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.

Dr. Victor Dzau

Advancing technology changes health care from prevention to delivery

Dr. Victor Dzau, president of the National Academy of Medicine, spoke Monday as part of GW Nursing’s ongoing health policy leadership lecture series.

Dr. Dale Lupu

Pathways Project will create care protocol for kidney patients

A study known as the Pathways Project may ultimately impact as many as 100,000 patients in the United States.

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The Battle At Home

A national opioid epidemic, semi-regular mass shootings and high-profile celebrity suicides have drawn Americans’ attention to mental health.

Veteran Nursing Students

Serving Those Who Served

Veterans’ lives are defined by service. For those who choose to become nurses, it’s a natural fit. Nursing continues their service in a new way.

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GW Celebrates ‘Unwavering Commitment’ to Nursing Education

New simulation lab space that allows George Washington University School of Nursing students to practice procedures and new skills will make future nurses better equipped to meet the health care needs of patients.

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Recognized for Diversity, 2018 HEED Award Recipient

In recognition of its commitment to diversity, GW Nursing was awarded the 2018 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, th

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AAMN chapter aims to support men in nursing

The District of Columbia and Virginia will now have its first chapter of the American Association for Men in Nursing (AAMN) to be hosted by The George Washington

Dr. Tony Yang

Nursing Professor Examines Legality of Requiring Vaccines for Health Care Workers

It happens every year. Health care facilities and workers face the daunting challenge of preparing and responding to seasonal influenza.

U.S. Surgeon General

Stigma is the nation’s #1 killer, says Surgeon General

Health care providers, students and educators filled the Betts Theater on GW’s Washington, D.C. campus Monday to hear the U.S. surgeon general, Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams discuss the nation’s opioid epidemic.

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New Student Space, Simulation Technology Among Improvements for GW Nursing

Recent renovations at Innovation Hall on GW’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus nearly doubled the simulation space available to nursing students and opened up the first floor of the sch

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PhD program to shape the next generation of nurse scientists

Beginning in fall 2019, GW will have a new addition to its degree program lineup – a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing.

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Two DNP Students Named Jonas Nurse Scholars

The George Washington University School of Nursing is proud to announce it has been awarded a new grant from Jonas Philanthropies, a leading national philanthropic funder of graduate nursing education, to tackle the nation’s most pressing health care issues through support of high-potential doctoral nursing scholars.

student speaker Elizabeth Glynn

Accelerated BSN Students Celebrate Entry Into Nursing Profession

While most other college students spent June and July taking a break from classes, GW Nursing’s first summer start cohort of accelerated bach