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Lindsay Geoghegan Photo

"Nursing is an art: and if it is to be made an art, it requires an exclusive devotion as hard a preparation, as any painter’s or sculptor’s work...It is one of the Fine Arts: I had almost said, the finest of Fine Arts." - Florence Nightingale. Photo by Lindsay Geoghegan '16

March of Dimes

A group of YSN midwifery students walk in March of Dimes' "March for Babies" each year. This year's walk will take place on May 1st at Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven. Interested in joining the group? Reach out to Abigail Wilpers (abigail.wilpers@yale.edu) for more info! Photograph courtesy of Abigail Wilpers.

Holiday Party 2016

YSN welcomes our new Dean, Dr. Ann Kurth. Dean Kurth began her term as the school's tenth Dean on January 1, 2016. Here she is with a group of YSN staff members at a recent celebration. Photograph taken by Joe Vambuco.

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The School’s welcoming building is beautiful in all seasons.


YSN News

Welcome from Dean Ann Kurth

January 25, 2016 - "Greetings and welcome to the Yale School of Nursing. It was wonderful seeing our classrooms filled again last week as students returned to campus."

Study Led by YSN Faculty Member Links Cigarette Smoking to Genetic Underpinnings of Hypertension in African Americans

January 11, 2016 - YSN Associate Professor and newly appointed Assistant Dean of Diversity and Inclusion Jacquelyn Taylor, Ph.D., P.N.P.-B.C., R.N., F.A.H.A., F.A.A.N., is lead author of a recent study published in a Nature Publication “Scientific Reports”. The study titled, “A Genome-wide study of blood pressure in African Americans accounting for gene-smoking interaction” focuses on the interaction genetics and the negative of lifestyle behavior of cigarette smoking on increases in blood pressure, specifically in two large epidemiological studies of hypertension genetics—HyperGEN and GENOA, part of the Family Blood Pressure Program.

Calling the Midwife

January 5, 2016 - "For many of us, winter break means catching up on sleep, catching up with family, and catching up with our favorite television series. A favorite of mine, which premiered as a Christmas special this year, is Call the Midwife, a series about a 1920s British convent in which the nuns serve as local midwives to London’s poorest immigrants."

The Boy with the Fedora

December 22, 2015 - "The family had finally made it to the front of the line and began arranging themselves around the tall and slender five foot, eleven inch tall, brunette, Rockette. A girl whose dreams had arguably come true, as she is now, and will forever be, a Rockette. But would this little boy, whom she was now hugging close to her leg, ever have the chance to make his dreams come true?"

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. 

Save the Date! 

2016 Creative Writing Awards

Friday, April 8, 2016 at the New Haven Lawn Club, featuring special guest speaker Ron Suskind, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of "Life, Animated, A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes and Autism"