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.
Linda D. Scott
School of Nursing Earns INSIGHT Into Diversity 2022 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for Second Year
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.
Dean’s Letter | Spring 2022
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.
School of Nursing Partners with American Journal of Public Health on Special Issue
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: …
Transfer Agreement will Help Address Nursing Workforce Needs
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.
Dean’s Letter | Fall 2021
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, …
American Academy of Nursing Selects Dean Linda D. Scott President-Elect
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.
Dean’s Letter | Spring 2021
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.
Dean Linda D. Scott Reappointed for Second Term
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.
BSN@Home Winter Commencement 2020
A message from Dean Linda D. Scott to the Winter 2020 graduates of the UW–Madison School of Nursing.