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Columbia Nursing Launches New Website Celebrating 125 Years of Transforming the Education and Profession of Nursing

To recognize and pay homage to its rich history and enduring legacy, Columbia Nursing has launched a special 125th anniversary website featuring a wealth of information and photos to peruse. 

Transforming Primary Care:

Columbia Nursing’s NP-Run Faculty Practice Provides Access to New York City Residents


Stephen Ferrara, associate dean of clinical affairs with Nurse Practitioner Group NPs Jane Chaiyasit ’13 ’15 and Yudelka Garcia ’12 ’14

Today, amid rising healthcare costs, a shortage of primary care physicians, and increasing longevity among the elderly and chronically ill, the need for accessible healthcare is growing. The...

Columbia Nursing Opens Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Group in Washington Heights

Plans Underway for House Calls Practice and Additional Nurse Practitioner Group in Morningside Heights


Columbia Nursing celebrated the opening of its new primary care practice location in Washington Heights. Cutting the ribbon are Stephen Ferrara, DNP, Bobbie Berkowitz, PhD, and Lee Goldman, MD.

Columbia University School of Nursing, a pioneer in nurse practitioner-led care, celebrated the opening of a new nurse practitioner primary care group in Washington Heights with a ribbon cutting...

Columbia Nursing Researchers Find Nurse Practitioner Autonomy Boosts Sense of Teamwork with Physicians

Findings have implications for improved patient outcomes

Columbia University School of Nursing researchers found that nurse practitioners’ independence in caring for patients and good relationships with healthcare administrators improves teamwork with...

A New Level of Mastery: New Curriculum Debuts

Columbia Nursing's New Curriculum Prepares Nurse Leaders to Serve as Leaders in an Evolving Healthcare System

A brand-new curriculum will debut this June, ushering in the next chapter of Columbia University School of Nursing’s 125-year history. 

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    From the Dean: State of the School

    By Dean Bobbie Berkowitz, PhD, RN, FAAN

    I have the privilege of speaking to many different audiences throughout the year; but I always look forward to our school reunion because I enjoy the opportunity to reconnect with long-standing...

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    Partnering With Patients

    Alumni Profile: Chana Engel '06 '09, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, National Institute of Mental Health

    Chana Engel researches bipolar and other mood disorders in children and adolescents at the Intramural Program of the National Institute of Mental Health.  

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    Columbia Nursing at APIC 2015

    Congratulations to our colleagues presenting at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Annual Conference, June 27-29, 2015  in Nashville, TN.

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    Faculty Publications, Honors, and Other News May 2015

    Faculty Publications, Honors, and Other News May 2015

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    Columbia Nursing Awarded $6.5 Million to Educate Nurse Leaders

    Transformative gift from the Helene Fuld Trust, largest in school’s history

    Columbia University School of Nursing has been awarded a $6.5 million grant from the Helene Fuld Health Trust for three vital projects that will educate future nurse leaders. 

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    Nursing Narratives

    Student Writing Assignments Deepen Their Ability to Empathize and Provide Better Patient Care

    Writing about their clinical experiences helps students notice the small things that make a difference, says Churchill, which can play an important role in the healing process. 

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    Nurse Midwifery Program: Celebrating 60 Years

    As Columbia Nursing’s midwifery program reaches its sixth decade, we celebrate its progress and success as the first program of its kind in the United States and one of the finest in the country....

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    A Decade of DNP

    Graduates Reflect on How the Program Changed Their Careers

    The Doctor of Nursing Practice, or DNP, program at Columbia University School of Nursing was among the first in the nation, and in the years since it was established, DNP programs have...

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    Faculty Publications, Honors, and Other News April 2015

    Faculty Publications, Honors, and Other News April 2015

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    Life (and Work) After Nursing School: A Preview

    As informal mentors, Columbia Nursing alumni reflect on their pasts to show students their futures.

    The Winter Break Alumni-Student Connection paired more than 75 students with alumni working in their fields of interest, either in New York or back in their hometowns. The pilot program had two...