Yale School of Nursing, Yale University's Graduate Nursing Programs

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

[Read full Op-Ed on Huffington Post]

The Power To Serve, The Imperative To Protect: A Letter To Police From Nurses

July 12, 2016 - Key faculty and alumni leaders of the Yale School of Nursing community have come together to author a letter from nurses to police, published today on the Huffington Post. "There is no denying that we are in the midst of a public health crisis that demands a response, including from nurses."

YSN Faculty Member Calls for “Immediate Action” in Flint, MI Lead Poisoning Crisis

June 22, 2016 - In an article published in npj Genomic Medicine, a Nature Publication Journal, Associate Professor of Nursing and Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, Jacquelyn Taylor, PhD, PNP-BC, RN, FAHA, FAAN, calls for “immediate action” by health care providers in the Flint, MI lead poisoning crisis. Taylor reports that all of the children that live in Flint have been exposed to lead in the drinking water.

Changing the Classroom Game at YSN

June 17, 2016 - For years, students walked into class expecting a lecture by their professor, supplemented with a PowerPoint presentation and additional readings. However, emerging trends toward innovative teaching methods have persuaded many YSN professors to embrace new approaches, with the aim of improving the overall educational experience for students.

Nursing Students Connect to the West Campus Landscape, and Themselves, for Patient Care

June 14, 2016 - Learning about food systems, food security, and one’s own relationship with growing, cooking and advocating for healthy food is beyond what many think of as typical training for nurses. But this expansive view of health, allied to a growing connection with communities themselves, has emerged as an important priority for the Yale School of Nursing (YSN), whose graduating nurses and midwives contribute to the largest cadre of health professionals in America.

YSN Office of Diversity & Inclusion 

New website now available for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at YSN. Our goal is to actively enhance diversity through evidence-based methods of recruitment, career development, and retention focused primarily on faculty but also on staff and our student body to better reflect our mission.

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.