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November 17, 2015
Three GW SON graduate students, five BSN students and several faculty members helped treat about 3,000 patients Nov. 2-10 in Haiti as part of a medical mission. This trip was the second as part of a partnership with a medical team from Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital (PNUYH), in South Korea. Sae-A Trading Co., Ltd sponsors these medical missions.
July 15, 2015
Ann Marie Madden, a current GW School of Nursing graduate student, will begin serving as INOVA Fairfax’s Chief Nursing Officer for Adult Services in August.
May 06, 2015
Jenn Beck, one of several U.S. military veterans graduating this May from the GW School of Nursing with their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), was also awarded a grant to cover her nursing licensure.
GW’s Operation VALOR awarded the grant, known as the VALOR Professional Credentialing Grant and funded in part by the Shenkman Fund. Four such grants were awarded across George Washington University.
April 03, 2015
Five of GW School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students had their capstone projects accepted for presentation during GW’s annual Research Days, a showcase of research, scholarship
March 06, 2015
During spring break (March 9-14), several GW School of Nursing (SON) students will be traveling abroad on medical missions.
November 10, 2014
Like other service professions, nursing tends to be a family affair, with young adults often following their parents into nursing. For Anne Quinn and her daughter, Emily Yelverton, nursing is indeed a family affair, but with Anne following her daughter into nursing. Both are now in the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program at GW SON.
November 04, 2014
One of GW SON’s own witnessed history in October when she watched President Barack Obama sign the “Improving Medicare Post-Acute Transformation (IMPACT) Act.” Arilma St.Clair, a nurse for 14 years who is now pursuing a post-master’s certificate in the family nurse practitioner option, serves as the president for the Washington, DC National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) chapter. She stood in for the organization’s national president at the signing. “It was a privilege and an honor to witness the signing of the IMPACT Act and what it meant for our most frail of patients,” says Ms. St. Clair.
December 17, 2013
More than 30 years after graduating from college the first time, Dawna Poyner entered GW SON’s Accelerated BSN to earn her nursing degree, hoping to enter a field where she will be able to, “help people at a more meaningful level than I could in the past,” she said.
December 17, 2013
Mary Lou Swiscoski has worked as a teacher and in nonprofit management. But there was one job she had long considered that she hadn’t tried: being a nurse. On Dec.
May 07, 2011
Students at The George Washington University School of Nursing are not afraid to get their hands dirty, but exhausting hospital shifts rarely translate to sunburns and calluses.
On May 7, four GW Accelerated BSN students traveled to Gloucester County, Va., where they traded latex exam gloves for rugged work gloves.
Uchechi Amajuoyi, a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) student at the George Washington University School of Nursing, has been named a Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar. This prestigious nationwide program aims to increase the number of nursing faculty members and provides students with a $10,000 scholarship, which is matched by the GW School of Nursing, leadership development and mentoring support.
MSN student Carrie Catanzaro discusses her new Clinical Research Associate position, made possible by her GW coursework and professors. "GW was extremely helpful in getting my foot in the door and will serve me well when I seek out higher level positions within the company."
DNP student Patricia Dzandu discusses her career opportunities made possible by her GW coursework and professors. "GW gave me the insight to accept a leadership role for a multidisciplinary team."