faculty profile

Ellen Schoen   MSN, RN



Ellen Schoen is an instructor in the Pre-specialty and Master in Nursing Programs at VUSN. Ellen began her career as a nurse educator at Nashville State Community College in 2018 and transitioned to full-time faculty at VUSN in 2022. She maintains clinical practice as a registered nurse in VUMC's Regional Burn Center. Areas of interest include best practice in nursing education and critical care nursing.


  • MSN, Duke University School of Nursing
  • BSN, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies

Representative Publications


De Gagne J.C., Kim S.S., Schoen E.R., Park H.K. Assessing the impact of video-based assignments on health professions students’ social presence on web: Case study. JMIR Med Educ 2018;4(2):e11390

Representative Presentations

Schoen, E. R. (2022). Implementing a flipped classroom approach in an online medical-surgical nursing course. Epsilon Sigma a-Large Chapter Research Virtual Conference. Morristown, TN.

Schoen, E. R. (2020). Using game-based learning to promote critical thinking in Millennial nursing students. Organization of Associate Degree Nurses Annual Convention [Virtual]. Indianapolis, IN.

Clinical Practice

  • Vanderbilt Regional Burn Center