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  • Summer 2016 Magazine
    Summer 2016 Magazine
    Community Outreach Program puts students where they can help most. What they get back is invaluable.
  • Happy Graduates Selfie with Dean Patricia Davidson
    Degree Completion Ceremony Congratulations
    Relive the July 22, 2016 - School of Nursing Graduation
  • Sharps Awarded for Lifetime of Achievement
    Sharps Awarded for Lifetime of Achievement
    Johns Hopkins School of Nursing’s Phyllis Sharps Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Shining Star Nominations Open
    Shining Star Nominations Open
    It’s time to nominate outstanding students and Johns Hopkins-affiliated nurses for awards at An Evening with the Stars.
  • Patricia Davidson, PhD, MED, RN, FAAN
    Responding to the Orlando Massacre
    “Our hearts go out to the victims, the survivors, and their friends and families in Florida”—Dean Patricia Davidson
  • Congratulations, 2016-2018 Jonas Scholars
    Congratulations, 2016-2018 Jonas Scholars
    Students from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing will receive funding and leadership opportunities through the Jonas Nurse Scholar Program.

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  • F31 (NRSA) - Sponsors, Institutes, Background and Fellowship Goals
  • August 11
  • The OSI along with Drs. Szanton and Gitlin are pleased to announce that Dr. Deborah Gross will be leading a workshop focused on the National Research Service Awards (NRSA) Grant. Topics will include: Choosing a Sponsor, Choosing the right Institute, and Background and Goals for Fellowship Training.

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Johns Hopkins School of Nursing’s Phyllis Sharps Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Phyllis Sharps, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean for Community Programs, received the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award in Education and Research from the Association of Black Nursing Faculty.
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Celebrates and Says Farewell to Baccalaureate Program
The school will celebrate its last class receiving a bachelor of science degree with a major in nursing at the school’s degree completion ceremony on July 22.
Nurse Nominations Open for An Evening with the Stars 2016
Nurse award nominations have opened for the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing’s An Evening with the Stars event.
Exceptional People - Exceptional Possibilities

Our Programs

We offer programs designed to fit the needs of a diverse student population. From pre-licensure programs to Master's, DNP and PhD programs, online options, and post-degree opportunities, the School of Nursing offers more nursing possibilities for more people in a variety of places, times, and formats.
  • "Nursing isn’t just about giving meds and doing assessments. It’s the compassion and being present and listening."
    Barbara Badman, Bachelor's
  • "[Midwives] make healthcare in this country better."
    Rachel Marino, Master's
  • "I wanted to have the opportunity to make an impact."
    Alison Owens, Master's
Meet Our Students

Areas of Excellence

You can take the Hopkins Nurse out of Baltimore, but you can't take Baltimore out of the Hopkins Nurse. Our students, faculty, and staff pursue their passion for nursing in places that give them global perspective on healthcare leadership. They study and volunteer at the top-ranked Johns Hopkins Hospital and in urban health clinics near the school's East Baltimore campus; conduct research at the nearby National Institutes of Health; and enhance their skills by practicing around the world.
  • Aging & Dementia Care
    Aging & Dementia Care
    In 15 years, 1 in 5 Americans will be 65 or older. And by 2040, perhaps 28 million will be 80 or older. Improving care for the elderly and defining nursing’s lead role won’t wait until then.
    Our Approach to Aging
  • Community, Global & Public Health
    Community, Global & Public Health
    The world’s health is a puzzle, with the pieces often hidden in the fabric of a culture halfway across the globe … or on the next street corner.
    Hopkins Nursing Around the Globe
  • Quality & Safety / Health Systems Management
    Quality & Safety / Health Systems Management
    Medical errors and preventable patient infections and injuries together make up the third-leading cause of death in the United States, a startling statistic.
    How We Are Keeping Patients Safe
  • Mental Health & Behavioral Interventions
    Mental Health & Behavioral Interventions
    The influx of newly insured people seeking mental healthcare puts the spotlight on a challenge that long preceded the Affordable Care Act.
    How We Are Addressing Mental Health
  • Cardiovascular, Chronic Care & Symptom Management
    Cardiovascular, Chronic Care & Symptom Management
    Heart disease and stroke remain two of the top killers of Americans and pose a significant threat to millions of others, according to the American Heart Association.
    Learn How We Are Turning the Tide on Cardiovascular Health

Research Centers

Our faculty-led, interdisciplinary centers strengthen a focused area of scholarship in healthcare by providing an environment to expand the knowledge base, integrate specific education and practice initiatives, and mentor new scholars.

Hopkins Nursing At-A-Glance

In many ways, Baltimore is the heart of American healthcare education and opportunity. Home to the world-class Johns Hopkins institutions, the city is the site of two rapidly developing biotechnology centers and several nationally ranked hospitals. View All Facts

Student Volunteer Hours

12,000 Annual Student Volunteer Hours in 40 Different Community Programs

Nation's first Paul D. Coverdell (Peace Corps) Fellows Program in nursing


School of Nursing supports three community based health centers in Baltimore City

Full-time faculty Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing

Full-time faculty Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing

Experience the Possibilities

Ready to join the Johns Hopkins family? We are always looking for exceptional people. We are ranked No. 1, along with two other schools, for our nursing graduate program by U.S. News & World Report and are among the top nursing PhD programs in the nation, according to the National Research Council. We rank sixth in the nation for faculty productivity, No. 6 among nursing schools for NIH funding, and 30% of our ranked faculty members are Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing.

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