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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...

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...

Columbia University School of Nursing Dedicates Its Cutting-Edge New Building

On Thursday, June 8, Columbia University School of Nursing welcomed faculty, alumni, and friends of the Columbia community to a dedication ceremony for the opening of its state-of-the-art new...

The Rise of the Nurse Scientist: Nurse Researchers Take Center Stage

As a rookie nurse in 1968, Elaine Larson, PhD, RN, associate dean for research, had an experience that left her shattered. One of her patients was a woman in her early 30s with rheumatic heart...