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.
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.
Engaging With Aging
Faculty emerita Doris Carnevali is sharing her thoughts on aging, both as nurse and elder, in her new blog.
Butch de Castro named Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The UW School of Nursing is pleased to announce that Butch de Castro, PhD, MSN/MPH, RN, FAAN, has been selected as our school’s Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). Dr. de Castro’s appointment will be effective Sept. 16, 2017.
Anne Hirsch named Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
The UW School of Nursing is pleased to announce that Dr. Anne Hirsch has been selected as our school’s next Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Dr. Hirsch’s appointment will be effective Aug. 16, 2017.
Awards and Accolades, July 2017
Awards and achievements from UWSON faculty, staff and students in July
A partnership for primary care in areas of need
New HRSA Grant seeks to improve primary care training in rural and underserved areas
Register for the 2017 Elder Friendly Futures Conference
Join us for Northwest's premiere conference on aging and caregiving Sept. 14 - 15, at the Lynnwood Convention Center.
UW nurse faculty, alumni selected as American Academy of Nursing fellows
Kathleen Shannon Dorcy, an alumna and longtime lecturer at the UW Tacoma Nursing & Healthcare Leadership Program, was selected as a member of the 2017 class of Academy fellows.