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YSN's Dean Joins Letter to Congressional Leaders

Fri, 02/10/2017
In anticipation of the burgeoning debate surrounding repeal of the Affordable Care Act, the Deans’ Nursing Policy Coalition, which includes Yale School of Nursing’s Dean, Ann Kurth, has sent a letter to congressional leaders urging them to carefully consider the consequences of “repeal...

Inaugural Visiting Scholar Announced

Wed, 01/25/2017
YSN’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion is pleased to announce its inaugural Visiting Scholar, Bernice Coleman ‘83, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAHA, FAAN. Named in 2013 as one of YSN’s 90 Yale Nurses, Dr. Coleman has made significant contributions to nursing throughout her impressive career. Her work has...

YSN Names Carmen J. Portillo New Executive Deputy Dean

Photo of Carmen Portillo
Thu, 01/12/2017
Carmen J. Portillo, RN, PhD, FAAN has been named the Yale School of Nursing’s next Executive Deputy Dean. Her term will begin July 1, 2017. Dr. Portillo currently serves as Professor and Chairperson of the Community Health Systems department at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF)...

Symposium launches new Yale network focused on global chronic diseases

Wed, 12/07/2016
Non-communicable, chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes now account for more illness and death throughout the world than communicable diseases. This shift in the global disease burden spurred faculty from Yale School of Public Health and Yale School of Medicine to form the Yale...

Midwifery research can improve care for every woman, every child, says YSN deputy dean

Cover of Lancet Executive Summary, Maternal Health Series
Wed, 09/21/2016
An estimated 300,000 women worldwide die every year during pregnancy, childbirth, or soon after, and nearly 3 million infants die in the first month of life. Prioritizing research into midwifery – particularly on family planning, preterm births, and high-quality care – can help address these...

YSN Partners with Provost's $50 million Diversity Initiative

Provost Ben Polak with new faculty
Thu, 09/08/2016

YSN Hosts First-Ever Nursing Program for National Student Leadership Conference

Students giving CPR to a simulation manikin.
Mon, 08/08/2016
This summer, Yale School of Nursing hosted 100 students as part of the National Student Leadership Conferences’ (NSLC) first-ever nursing program. During the program, students were provided insight into the careers available in the nursing field, an overview of the type of curriculum graduate...

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