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    Nursing Magazine Fall/Winter Issue
    A world of reasons for global nursing; What Nurses Need to Know; Conway Scholars; news, notes, and more in Johns Hopkins Nursing.
  • Star Awards
    Hopkins Nursing Celebrated
    The school’s annual An Evening With the Stars event honored nurses, faculty, and students from across the Johns Hopkins Health System.
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    Endowed Chair for Education
    Researcher and public health advocate Nancy Glass has been named the Independence Foundation Chair in Nursing Education.
  • Building to Change the World
    Building to Change the World
    Nursing’s expansion and renovation project to create contemporary, flexible learning space, boost innovation, and introduce a “hub” to Johns Hopkins health care schools and community partners.
  • Nursing is a career that is challenging, highly scientific, diverse, innovative, and growing in opportunities that will put you on the path to nearly anywhere you want to go. Students from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing say,
    Nursing #WeGotThis
    Students say “We Got This” to the diverse, innovative, and versatile profession of nursing.
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    Top-Ranked Graduate Nursing School
    The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has been ranked the No. 2 accredited graduate nursing school program in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
 

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  • Disability and the Public Value of Health
  • November 27
  • The Berman Institute of Bioethics welcomes Dr. Sean Aas from the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University to speak as part of their Seminar Series. The event is open to all, and lunch will be provided. 

    Standard policy uses of population health measures presume that disabilities are health states that ought to be prevented because of their negative impact on quality of life. I argue that recent disability scholarship provides reason to believe that this is doubly mistaken: for purposes of public policy, disabilities cannot be ranked (1) as health states; or (2) in terms of their impact on well-being.

  • Women's Mental Health Event
  • November 28
  • Please join the faculty team from the Johns Hopkins Women’s Mood Disorders Center for a discussion of women’s mental health and the advancements made in the underlying science and treatment of depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety in women throughout their lives. Drs. Jennifer Payne and Lauren Osborne will highlight how their research continues to improve the management of these illnesses and how future research holds great promise for additional breakthroughs.

    Mason Hall, Johns Hopkins University Homewood Campus

    3101 Wyman Park Drive, Baltimore 21218

    RSVP: phippsevents@jhmi.edu

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Nurses Celebrated at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing An Evening With the Stars Event
Hopkins Nursing excellence, innovation, and community impact were celebrated at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing’s (JHSON) annual An Evening with the Stars event, November 11.
Professor Nancy Glass Named Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Endowed Chair
Researcher, clinician, educator, and public health advocate Nancy Glass, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, has been named the Independence Foundation Chair in Nursing Education at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Faculty to Serve as Chair of Federal Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Research, Care, and Services
Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON), has been named chair of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Research, Care, and Services.
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
  • "Even though you're doing your master's, you're very much a part of the PhD cohort."
    Bryan R. Hansen, 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
    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

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

Student Volunteer Hours

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

Full-time faculty Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing

Full-time faculty Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing

6

Research Fellowships: Violence; Pain; Psychiatric & Mental Health; Global Health; Aging; Patient Safety & Quality

NCLEX Passing Rate

89% NCLEX Pass Rate

Experience the Possibilities

Ready to join the Johns Hopkins family? Located in Baltimore, the top-ranked Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is a globally recognized leader in nursing education, research, and practice. The school is No. 1 among nursing schools for federal research grants and National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding.

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