Defining Moments

Defining Moments

The School’s accelerated program was founded in 1989 to educate nurses quickly, thereby easing the nursing shortage. Graduating in July 1990, students from the first accelerated class ranged in age from 22 to 46. The class included one former Peace Corps volunteer in Niger, an attorney, and a former field artillery officer in the army.

Photo from the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

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