Welcome From the Dean
The faculty and staff of Columbia University School of Nursing welcome you to a tradition of excellence in nursing leadership, practice, and research that spans more than a century. We represent the very best in quality and innovation within an academic environment. Our focus is on building evidence for effective practice and on translating that evidence-based knowledge to practice and policy environments.
Columbia University School of Nursing is part of one of the world’s most renowned medical centers. We are a close-knit and collaborative team made up of the Schools of Medicine, Dental and Oral Surgery, Public Health, and Nursing. We partner on research and clinical experiences, and share a vision for the future of health care in this country. The School of Nursing is internationally known and clinically unrivaled with recognition for excellence in research and curricular advancements. Contributions to the profession include the first universal faculty practice plan in a school of nursing, the first endowed Chair in Health Policy, the first to be named a World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Advanced Practice Nursing and the first clinical practice doctorate, the DNP.
A career in nursing has never been so inviting. The opportunities available to nurses with preparation at the doctoral and masters level include highly valued positions at all levels of our national health system and globally.
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Dean Bobbie Berkowitz