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.

A Decade of GW Nursing

May 17, 2022

GW Nursing Alum Serves as Team Lead in Field Hospital

May 17, 2022

Like millions of other Americans, Leah McElhanon, FNP-C, was furloughed in mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic. Unlike most of them, she is not spending April on the couch with Netflix. Instead, Ms. McElhanon is working 12-hour night shifts as a health care team lead in a Santa Clara, Calif. field hospital dedicated to taking care of COVID-19 patients.

NP, Ph.D. Student & Mask Man

May 17, 2022

Dustin McKague M.S.N., FNP-BC, CWCN-AP works as a nurse practitioner in a Eugene, Ore. clinic, studies in GW Nursing's Ph.D. program and now spends his spare time sewing cloth masks for those who need them amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

GW Nursing M.S.N. rose 10 places in U.S. News rankings

May 17, 2022

GW Nursing’s Master of Science in Nursing rose 10 places to 33 in today’s U.S. News & World Report annual rankings for graduate nursing programs. GW’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) programs tied at 45. In addition, the school was ranked in the specialty category of D.N.P.: Administration/Management tied at seven.

GW University's Pandemic Readiness and Response Task Force

May 17, 2022

GW University's Pandemic Preparedness and Response Team (PPRT) has been closely monitoring COVID-19 in the United States and abroad. This website is available to help answer questions and address concerns among the GW community.