Population health and the future of nursing education
UW leads 18 institutions in announcing intentions to adopt population health focus in nursing curricula.
Applications are now open!
Apply today for BSN, MS, DNP and Ph.D. degree programs and graduate certificates. Good luck, future Husky Nurses!
Thanks to the #huskynurse community for helping us celebrate the Grand Opening of our new Simulation Center!
Nancy Woods named Living Legend
Congratulations to Dr. Woods on her retirement from the UW School of Nursing and her induction as a Living Legend of the American Academy of Nursing. She will be honored in a ceremony and dinner at the Academy’s Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference this fall in Washington, D.C.
Connections Annual Report
Take a journey through the School of Nursing's annual report and learn about the incredible work of our students, faculty and staff
Creating safer, smarter homes
At the University of Washington School of Nursing, Professor George Demiris is harnessing the power of everyday items to turn houses into smart homes — and allowing older adults to live independently, thanks to modern technology.
Mary Mahoney Professional Nurses Organization receives MLK Service Award
The UW School of Nursing is proud to announce that the Mary Mahoney Professional Nurses Organization has received the annual UW Health Sciences Martin Luther King Jr. Service Award.
Postmenopausal women who lose weight may have reduced breast cancer risk
Studies show that women who are overweight or obese can reduce their breast cancer risk through weight loss.
Meet our students: Fiona Lazare
"I have been exposed to all different facets of nursing. Coming in to this program, I had no idea what wide variety of opportunities were available for professional nurses. The possibilities seem limitless," Lazare said.
News and awards, December 2017
Awards, accolades and news mentions from faculty, staff and students at the School of Nursing
Meet our students: Jax Hermer
"I trust that I will leave here with the connections, tools, and knowledge necessary to be a transformational nurse leader," Hermer said.
UW School of Nursing appoints honorary Assistant Deans of Clinical Practice
Eight Chief Nursing Officers and administrators have been appointed as Honorary Assistant Deans of Clinical Practice in recognition of their particularly significant role in the School of Nursing and our community.
Addressing health disparities, creating resilient communities
Neither ZIP code, nor family income will constrain young people from pursuing lives of promise and possibility thanks to the county’s new voter-supported Best Starts for Kids program and an innovative partnership between the UW School of Nursing and Public Health – Seattle & King County.
Improved communications transform UW Medical Center heart failure teams
CHSIE and UW Medicine developed an academic-practice partnership focused on improving patient safety and care by enhancing team communications and functioning. They received the 2017 NEXUS Award for the work.
Veteran strives to make an impact through nursing
Josh Snavely is among a growing number of UW nursing students that are also veterans. Currently, about 37 students – or five percent – enrolled at the Seattle campus identify as veterans.
Nursing Shark Tank winner: Dr. Sarah Gimbel
Dr. Sarah Gimbel was voted the winning presenter of Nursing Shark Tank and received $10,000 in funding for her project, Bringing Global Lessons Home: Gardens, Pathways and the Microbiome.
Announcing the 2017 Clinical Preceptors of the Year
The UW School of Nursing is proud to announce its 2017 Clinical Preceptors of the Year, representing preceptors and mentors from a variety of advanced practice tracks at the school.
UWSON receives 2017 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award
The University of Washington School of Nursing received the 2017 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.