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Yale School of Nursing

Commencement 2016

YSN graduates are historically the most enthusiastic and celebratory group of all at Yale University's Commencement ceremony. We're proud to say that this year was no different. Congratulations to the class of 2016! Photo taken by Román Castellanos-Monfil, Woodbridge Fellow at Yale OPAC.

Looking is Not Seeing

YSN GEPN students visit the Yale Art Gallery to experience the "Looking is Not Seeing" program, which aims to help students develop and hone their observation, problem-solving, and assessment skills by working with original works of art with a strong narrative. Photo by Ashley Abel.

Pediatric Blood Pressure

At YSN, the role of the pediatric nurse practitioner as a member of an interprofessional team and coordinator across systems of care within the context of family is emphasized. Photo by Ashley Abel.

Fair Haven

Say "'ahh.'" YSN alum Chris Gentry '13 is a pediatric nurse practitioner at Fair Haven Community Health Center. At the clinic, Chris provides routine physical exams and management of acute and chronic illnesses. Photo by Joseph Vumbaco.

Taylor Genomics Research

Associate Professor and Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Jackie Taylor speaks with Shikrant Mane, Director of the Yale Center for Genome Analysis located right here on Yale's West Campus. Taylor is currently investigating the combined association of genetic, epigenomic, and psychological environmental factors on blood pressure among African American mothers and young children. The $3.4 million grant is funded by NINR.

Photo by Michael Marsland.


YSN News

Ann Kurth appointed the inaugural Linda Koch Lorimer Professor of Nursing

May 26, 2016 - Ann Kurth, the inaugural Linda Koch Lorimer Professor of Nursing, is dean of the Yale School of Nursing and an expert on global health.

“Leadership is in Your DNA” – YSN Celebrates 90th Commencement Ceremony

May 25, 2016 - YSN celebrated its 90th Commencement on Monday, May 23, 2016, at the Shubert Theater in New Haven. This year, the school awarded degrees to 75 MSN students, 12 Doctor of Nursing Practice students, three PhD students, and two post-master’s students.

YSN Day of Service Supplies More Than 100 Bags for Mothers at St. Raphael’s Hospital

May 16, 2016 - As part of Yale University’s annual Day of Service, YSN hosted “Newborns in Need” on Saturday, May 7, 2016. In total, 140 bags were assembled with diapers, clothing, books and other essential items.

Giving a Voice to Seriously Ill Patients Through Palliative Care

May 12, 2016 - For people with serious and progressive disease, integrating palliative care early on in their illness is imperative, according to YSN Research Scientist Dena Schulman-Green. Early integration of palliative care into a plan of care gives patients time to weigh critical and often emotional decisions.

Upcoming Events

4th Annual Pediatric Trauma Symposium at Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital
June 2
3:30-7:30pm at the Park Street Auditorium
The program will feature short lectures followed by multidisciplinary discussions. Each session will provide participants with opportunities for Q&A's with expert faculty. There is no cost for this event and dinner will be served. Register for the Symposium today!


Student Discrimination and Harassment Reporting and Response

This website outlines the informal and formal processes by which students can report, discuss with an administrator, or file a complaint about discrimination or harassment; describes university policies and federal and state laws; and highlights support resources within the Yale community.