It is an honor to lead the UW–Madison School of Nursing at this special time in our history as we approach our centennial year, 2024. This milestone is an opportunity to celebrate the impact that our students, faculty, staff, and alumni have had on the health of populations by developing knowledge, providing care, informing policy, and on advancing the nursing profession itself.
As our students prepare to contribute to a nursing workforce with an aim to build health equity, they must be aware of and willing to disrupt sources of disparities. To do so, they must be encouraged to recognize, embrace, and trust their capacity to lead and create change. Cultivating a leadership mindset and identity is integral to nursing education. I can proudly say that it is a point of distinction at the SoN.
For the second straight year, the UW–Madison School of Nursing has been selected as a Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recipient by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.
Innovative research is essential to our educational mission to develop leaders for the profession and society. Making discoveries, enhancing systems, and improving health through research, education, and practice requires creative problem solving in every aspect of what we do.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is proud to have partnered with American Journal of Public Health to create a special supplement on nursing and public health. The open-access supplement, Public Health Nursing After COVID-19: …
A transfer agreement between Madison College and the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing will help address nursing workforce needs by creating greater access to nursing education.
Service in the form of leadership is inherent to nursing. Through careers in research, education, practice, policy, and beyond, nurses recognize and seek to mitigate factors and conditions that impact health. In addition to intervention, …
Linda D. Scott, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FNAP, FAAN, Dean and Professor, UW–Madison School of Nursing, will assume the role of President-Elect for the Academy. Inducted into the Academy in 2008, Dr. Scott previously served two terms on the Academy’s Board of Directors.
This issue of ForwardNursing is dedicated to nurse advocacy and the breadth of circumstances in which nurses act on behalf of individuals, families, communities, populations, and health care providers themselves.
The dean review for School of Nursing that began last fall has been completed, and Chancellor Rebecca Blank and Provost Karl Scholz look forward to working with Dean Scott for a second five-year term.