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Once a Nurse: Community of Nurses Continues in Retirement

November 30, 2021

At a retirement center nestled in the hills of Nashville, a cadre of Vanderbilt nurses have built a community within a community. No single career experience connects them—they’ve been war nurses, flight nurses, ER nurses and floor nurses, as well as teachers, researchers and administrators. Their relationships are woven through their vast web of experience, with their love of nursing at the hub. “Nurses always find each other,” says Charlotte Covington, BSN’69, MSN’89, associate professor of nursing, emerita.

Dean’s Message—Time of transformation

November 30, 2021

Dean Pamela Jeffries pens her first letter for “Vanderbilt Nurse.” She outlines the changes coming to nursing education nationally and shares about her first 100 days at Vanderbilt School of Nursing.

Currently funded grants and contracts

November 27, 2021

Current funding in research, nonresearch and clinical-community partnership grants

Welcome New Faculty

November 27, 2021

New additions to the Vanderbilt School of Nursing faculty bring expertise in education, practice, research and scholarship.

Selected works and accomplishments, 2020

November 27, 2021

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty are recognized for discovery, scholarship and leadership in the nursing profession and higher education. Here is an abridged list of their work during the last full calendar year, followed by a sampling of student accomplishments.

Vanderbilt reaccredited by CCNE and ACME

November 27, 2021

Two major accreditation organizations have reaccredited Vanderbilt School of Nursing through 2031. The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education reaccredited the school for its master of science in nursing, doctorate in nursing practice and post-master’s certificate programs and the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education Board of Review reaccredited VUSN’s MSN nurse-midwifery and post-master’s certificate programs. Both…