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School of Nursing to host free virtual panel on planetary health

April 18, 2024

The Vanderbilt School of Nursing will host a free virtual panel discussion on Thursday, May 2, at noon, on the emerging multi- and transdisciplinary field of planetary health. Topics will include the implications for health and health equity, clinical practice, research, education and advocacy, and a solutions-focused mindset for the future to achieve sustainable outcomes….

Giving Day 2024: Give. Go. Help. Share.

April 1, 2024

All members of the School of Nursing community are invited to take part in Vanderbilt’s Giving Day 2024, a 24-hour giving fest filled with matching challenges, power hours and participation goals happening on Thursday, April 11. Gifts given to VUSN directly support: Critical student scholarships that ensure VUSN attracts the most talented and promising students,…

VUMC welcomes first RNs from Nurse Scholars Program

February 23, 2024

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is welcoming the first graduates of the Nurse Scholars Program, which pays for up to four semesters of nursing school tuition at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) or Cumberland University in return for a work commitment to VUMC. The welcoming of the graduates comes as the latest group of nursing scholars were recently accepted into the program, which began accepting scholars in 2023. The program will pay up to $7,500 in tuition per semester, which is applied after grants and other scholarships.

Assistant Professor Julia Steed receives social justice award

January 24, 2024

Assistant Professor Julia Steed, MSN’10, PhD’18, received the VUSN Award for Recognition of Faculty Achievement in Social Justice at the School of Nursing’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Lecture on January 9. The award recognizes faculty who foster social justice by advocating for equal rights and opportunities for all people. Steed is known as a…

VUSN spring 2022 semester starts Jan. 4; new health and safety protocols announced

December 30, 2021

Following Vanderbilt University’s announcement that undergraduate and most graduate schools would postpone the start of the spring 2022 semester until January 17, Dean Pamela Jeffries provided specific information for the School of Nursing. Highlights included the information that VUSN classes would start January 4 as previously scheduled, that staff would work remotely until January 18, and that most specialty program classes would start in hybrid/remote formats for the first few weeks of 2022. Read her message

CDC taps School of Nursing informaticist to analyze nation’s PPE supply

November 17, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is funding research led by Kelly Aldrich, DNP, FHIMSS, associate professor of nursing informatics, to analyze daily hospital personal protective equipment on-hand inventory to measure trends, patterns or statistically significant changes in PPE supply in the nation’s nearly 7,000 U.S. hospitals. The project will support the CDC’s National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory,…

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