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Bringing Better Care to the LGBT Community

Columbia Nursing is breaking down barriers to access to culturally sensitive care through education, research, and practice.

Understanding the health care needs of the LGBT community has been challenging for educators, scientists, and practitioners. Columbia Nursing is addressing this need through targeted research that...

Nurse. Advocate.

A passion for health advocacy can be ignited in the education setting.


Nurse advocacy illustration
Illustration by Davide Bonazzi

Advocating for sound health policy is intrinsic to the nursing profession. Columbia faculty and
alumni talk about how their careers have been shaped by policy, and how to encourage our...

A New Home for Columbia Nursing

An Ultramodern Learning Environment for 21st Century Care

This fall students entered a new building and a new era for Columbia Nursing. The school’s 68,000 square foot structure, including a 2-story, high-tech simulation center, offers an ultramodern...

Columbia Nursing’s Mentoring Program with NewYork-Presbyterian Chooses First Cohort

When clinical nurse Monika Tukacs, BSN, RN, received an email last spring about a brand new research fellowship program that pairs NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP) nurses with faculty from...

When all roads lead to nursing: Columbia Nursing’s Sally Aboelela discusses her path to the field and how she keeps student morale high

When Sally Aboelela, PhD, assistant professor, first came to Columbia Nursing in 2005, she was planning to enroll as a student to become a nurse. She had just finished her Doctorate in Physiology...