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VUSN named Best School for Men in Nursing third time

VUSN named Best School for Men in Nursing third time

The American Association of Men in Nursing has again named Vanderbilt University School of Nursing an AAMN Best School of Nursing. This is the third consecutive year that the school was recognized by the association. The honor recognizes a nursing school for significant efforts in recruiting and retaining men in the nursing profession. In order…

Vanderbilt cancer researcher pairs with LGBTQI+ expert on OUT: The National Cancer Survey

Vanderbilt cancer researcher pairs with LGBTQI+ expert on OUT: The National Cancer Survey

Despite research that shows LGBTQI+ people are at increased risk for cancer, resources tailored to this population are few and little is known about their specific health care experiences and needs. Vanderbilt School of Nursing cancer researcher Bethany Rhoten, PhD’13, MSN’09, is co-primary investigator for OUT: The National Cancer Survey, a major research project that…

VUSN receives $1.35 million FNLP grant to educate future faculty

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $1.35 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) to support Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students who are interested in becoming nursing faculty members. The award brings the funds the school has received for the NFLP program since 2008…

Search committee for new dean launched

Vanderbilt University has established a search committee for a new dean for Vanderbilt School of Nursing. Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has appointed the  committee to conduct a national search after VUSN Dean Linda Norman announced she would step down in June, 2021. The committee includes a Board of Trust member, two deans,…

VUSN receives $3.2 million federal grant to increase diversity in health care providers

  Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has launched a scholarship program for family nurse practitioner, nurse-midwifery and dual nurse-midwifery/FNP master’s students that aims to increase diversity in primary health care providers, particularly in medically underserved areas. Funded by a new $3.2 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration under its Bureau of Health…

Vanderbilt School of Nursing earns national HEED award for diversity

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received the 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The award recognizes schools and universities in health care education that demonstrate outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. “This is a wonderful recognition, and one that honors the hard work of many,”…

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