Student Groups

National Student Nurses Association (SNA)

Student-led organization that focuses on fostering the professional development of future registered nurses.  The GW chapter of SNA is a member of the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) and Virginia Nursing Students Association (VNSA).

President: Amy McDevitt
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Anne-Marie O'Brien
Contact Information: [email protected]
Website: www.nsna.org


American Assembly of Men in Nursing (AAMN)

Student-led organization that focuses on the practice, education, research, and leadership of men in nursing and advancing men’s health. The GW chapter of AAMN is a member of the National American Assembly of Men in Nursing (AAMN).

President: Preston Volman
Faculty Advisor: TBA
Contact Information: [email protected]
Website: www.aamn.org


Accelerated BSN Cohort Representatives

Student-led organization comprised of two representatives from each cohort to serve as advocates and leaders for their peers in interaction with faculty and staff leadership in the Accelerated BSN program. This team also meets monthly with the GW School of Nursing Office of Student Affairs to work in partnership to enhance the student experience in the Accelerated BSN program.

Faculty Advisor: Professor Whitney Shanley
Contact Information: [email protected]


AcademyHealth Student Chapter

Student-led organization focused on health services and health policy. Students organize meetings and events at VSTC and participate in events held by the GW Nursing Center for Health Policy & Media Engagement. The GW chapter of AcademyHealth is a member of the National AcademyHealth Student Program.

Co-Presidents: Amanda Avenoso and Lindsay Beattle-O'Connor
Faculty Advisors: Dr. Anne-Marie O'Brien and Dr. Jeanne Murphy
Contact Information: [email protected]
Website: academyhealth.org/students