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YSN Continues Ascent in Rankings of Top-tier Nursing Schools

Tue, 03/14/2017
U.S. News & World Report has ranked Yale School of Nursing one of the nation’s leading nursing schools. YSN is now at number 6 in overall rankings representing a 13 place jump and number 8 in its Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, a remarkable accomplishment after having graduated only...

YSN Associate Professor to Become a FAANP

Mon, 03/13/2017
Geraldine Marrocco, EdD, APRN, CNS, ANP-BC, is the latest member of the Yale School of Nursing community to be selected as an American Association of Nurse Practitioners Fellow. FAANPs impact the broader healthcare community by leading new initiatives and engaging with nurse practitioners to...

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force – Attention to Populations

Thu, 03/09/2017
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has published a new paper explaining the rationale and process behind issuing population-specific recommendations. USPSTF is an independent body of clinical experts charged with developing evidence-based guidelines for screening, preventive...

Yale School of Nursing Professor Honored with Hall of Fame Award

Tue, 03/07/2017
Yale School of Nursing’s Nancy Schmieder Redeker, Beatrice Renfield Term Professor of Nursing, has been awarded the prestigious Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame Award.  The award recognizes nurse researchers who “have achieved significant and...

Commentary: Nurses at the Forefront of Precision Healthcare

Mon, 03/06/2017
“Because nurses are at the forefront of patient interactions, it seems only fitting that nurse scientists lead the charge in genomic research that can be translated from the bench to bedside and be the agent for change in health policy related to genomic screening recommendations worldwide.” Yale...

YSN Students Receive Prestigious Nursing Scholarship

Fri, 03/03/2017
Two Yale School of Nursing PhD students have been selected to present to the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing Emerging Scholars Forum in recognition of their early-career research and leadership. Graduating PhD student, Shelli Feder, will be presenting on her research topic “Demographic and...

ACNM Recognizes School of Medicine Colleague

Mon, 02/27/2017
Yale School of Medicine’s Dr. Jessica L. Illuzzi, MD, MS, FACOG has been awarded the Louis M. Hellman Midwifery Partnership Award by the American College of Nurse-Midwives. She is being recognized for her years of support for midwifery practice at Yale School of Medicine where she is an Associate...

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