Academy Destination



About Vanderbilt School of Nursing

We hope you will be able to join us for the Academy for Diverse Emerging Nurse Leaders November 18-22, 2024. It will be held at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing on the park-like campus of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Vanderbilt School of Nursing has a long-standing reputation for excellence in nursing teaching, practice, informatics and research. It also has a strong dedication to equity, diversity and inclusion and is intentional in recruiting, supporting and advancing diverse and underrepresented groups of students, staff and faculty. Its robust EDI program has been recognized for diversity and inclusion. Vanderbilt School of Nursing is intentional in its commitment to graduating highly-educated, culturally-sensitive health care professionals who mirror the diverse populations they serve.


About Nashville

Vanderbilt University is a world-class research university nestled in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee—Music City U.S.A. That nickname encompasses many kinds of music, ranging from the legendary Fisk Jubilee Singers to the nation’s longest running radio show, The Grand Ole Opry. You can see and hear live music day and night in Nashville. The city boasts hundreds of music venues including arenas, concert halls, small clubs and even street corners. Professional sports, great outdoor activities and a delicious reputation as a foodie destination combine to make Nashville a popular place to visit. It’s also increasingly being selected by a variety of businesses for major facilities or headquarters, including Oracle, Amazon, Mitsubishi, Facebook and Asurion. With more than 500 health care related firms, Music City is a major health care hub; health care contributes approximately $47.6 billion of economic impact in the Nashville area each year. Globally, the city’s health care companies generate more than $92 billion in revenue and more than 570,000 jobs.

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