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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.