Vanderbilt Center for Gerontological Nursing Excellence

Member of the National Hartford Center for Gerontological Nursing Excellence

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Center for Gerontological Nursing Excellence (VCGNE) consists of educators, researchers, and clinicians who are committed to providing excellent health care to older adults in the middle Tennessee area and beyond. VCGNE is proud to be a member of the National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE). The mission of the VCGNE is to promote the development of nursing clinical leaders, faculty, staff and researchers to enhance gerontological nursing across the continuum of care.

VCGNE Objectives

  1. Support and mentor students, fellows, and faculty for research, teaching, practice, and informatics in gerontology.
  2. Disseminate scholarly work through professional meetings, conferences and professional literature.
  3. Promote interprofessional gerontological focused partnerships in the community.
  4. Support the Geriatric Student Interest Group.