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.

student working with a patient

Palliative Nursing Summit Hosted at GW

GW Nursing is pleased to host a Palliative Nursing Summit convened Friday, May 12, 2017 by the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA). Leaders and representatives from 26 specialty nursing organizations will develop a collaborative nursing agenda and action plan focused on three aspects of primary palliative nursing:  communication and advance care planning, coordination and transitions of care, and pain and symptom management.

Cohort 10 BSN student leads campers in an activity

GW Nursing Students Go to Camp

Through a partnership with Camp Dogwood in Madison, Virginia, BSN students dive right in to life as nurses, helping some two dozen children deal with tummy aches, asthma, homesickness, and taking their medication while away at camp.

Dr. Dana Hines

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Although they make up only 12 percent of the US population, African-Americans accounted for 44 percent of all newly diagnosed cases of HIV in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. African-Americans have the highest proportion of new HIV and AIDS diagnoses compared to all races and ethnicities.

Dr. Pamela Jeffries

Dean Inaugurated as Simulation Fellow

GW Nursing Dean Pamela Jeffries was inducted January 30, 2017, as an inaugural fellow for the new Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH).

Stay Safe this Weekend!

With GW Nursing's proximity to the nation's capital, students have an opportunity to participate in historic events such as Inauguration-related activities happening this weekend. We offer some advice to staying safe while in crowds. 
JoAnne Conroy

Faculty-led Group Helps Students Deal With Stress

With the stress of balancing classes, clinical rotations and studying for both, students can get overwhelmed by it all and overlook taking time to take care of themselves.

GW Nursing Remains Top Online Graduate Program

GW Nursing maintains its status as a top online graduate program, according to US News & World Report rankings released today. Ranked 26 out of 144 programs nationwide, GW Nursing continues to offer flexible graduate options online.

Immersion in Ecuador

By Steven Rozecki, BSN Cohort 10

Our trip to Ecuador with The Global Initiatives March 11-20 was an experience like no other. Working directly in the local community, collaborating with local health care professionals, provided us with a unique opportunity to see health care in a way we had never seen before. One day we walked nine miles through the streets of Tumbaco, going door to door administering Polio vaccines and, in their native language of Spanish, educating families on maintaining immunizations. 


GW Nursing students and faculty provide health care to patients in Haiti through a unique partnership with Sae-A, a South Korean-based global apparel manufacturer, Pusan National University in

Ed Salsberg discusses health workforce innovation at AAN 2016

The George Washington University School of Nursing's Edward Salsberg discussed health workforce innovation Oct. 21 during a plenary panel at the American Academy of Nursing’s annual policy conference in Washington, D.C.

Faculty team explores how to expand virtual learning opportunities

GW SON faculty members continue to expand their expertise in online learning. GW's Cross-Disciplinary Re