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.

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A Virtual Interprofessional Case Study Simulation Activates a Climate of Shared Values Across Disciplines

In February of 2021, the GW Nursing Office of Community Engagement and the GW Nursing Simulation and Innovation Learning Center partnered with the DC Asthma Coalition, Impact DC Asthma Clinic of Ch

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Y. Tony Yang Receives Endowed Professorship in Health Policy

George Washington University School of Nursing professor Y. Tony Yang has been named the inaugural recipient of the Endowed Professorship in Health Policy.

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GW Nursing honors Dean’s Excellence Award winners after unprecedented year

After a year that tested our individual and collective fortitude, the GW Nursing faculty and staff gathered virtually on Friday, May 14 to honor and celebrate those who went above and beyond &ndash

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ABC 7 News Covers GW Nursing Vaccine Clinic

ABC 7 News reported on GW's mass vaccination clinic held on the VSTC campus that included 12-15-year-old children this past Saturday.

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GW Nursing Vaccine Clinic Highlighted on NBC Washington

NBC Washington highlighted Patsy Deyo and GW Nursing for hosting a mass vaccination clinic on the VSTC campus that included 12-15-year-old children this past Saturday.

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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.
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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.