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...

New NIH Grant to Support Pediatric Sleep Intervention

Wed, 08/03/2016
Nancy S. Redeker, Yale School of Nursing Beatrice Renfield Term Professor of Nursing, and Professor Lois S. Sadler of YSN and the Yale Child Study Center, have received a two-year $474,754 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for their study, “Community Partnership for Healthy Sleep...

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

Tue, 07/12/2016

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

Wed, 06/22/2016
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...

Changing the Classroom Game at YSN

Fri, 06/17/2016
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...