Research & Initiatives

people talking at research event

With renowned faculty and an influential location, the GW School of Nursing has emerged as a national leader in many of the day’s biggest health care movements. Through various research projects and collaborative initiatives, SON advocates health promotion, patient advocacy, and health care innovation among its students and faculty alike. From quality care to emergency preparedness to nursing policy, SON’s initiatives embody the passions of its faculty and influence the health of the greater community.

DNP Students Posters Presented

April 03, 2014

The George Washington University’s Research Day, an annual event held April 2, was an opportunity to showcase health research and scholarship at the George Washington University.

“We wanted to have a good representation of the quality of work that’s been done  by students under Dean Jean Johnson, in tribute to her leadership,” said Mary Jean Schumann, Interim Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

GW SON Top-Ranked

GW SON continues to be ranked among the top 50 schools of nursing. GW is in the top 13% of ranked graduate nursing schools. 

US News & World Report also ranks our online MSN #26 out of more than 144 programs nationwide.

In a first-ever ranking of Doctor of Nursing Practice programs, we are no. 30, placing us in the top 20% of ranked programs. These top rankings reflects the quality of our student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, peer recognitions, and admissions selectivity.