A world-class city filled with art and culture and an incredible campus that offers cutting edge resources–that’s what students receive at Penn Nursing. And that’s just the start. Penn Nursing and the wider university offer something for everyone, as well as a lifelong community.

Penn Nursing is globally known for educating dynamic nurses—because our School values evidence-based science and health equity. That’s where our expertise lies, whether in research, practice, community health, or beyond. Everything we do upholds a through-line of innovation, encouraging our exceptional students, alumni, and faculty share their knowledge and skills to reshape health care.

Penn Nursing students are bold and unafraid, ready to embrace any challenge that comes their way. Whether you are exploring a career in nursing or interested in advancing your nursing career, a Penn Nursing education will help you meet your goals and become an innovative leader, prepared to change the face of health and wellness.

Penn Nursing is the #1-ranked nursing school in the world. Its highly-ranked programs help develop highly-skilled leaders in health care who are prepared to work alongside communities to tackle issues of health equity and social justice to improve health and wellness for everyone.

Penn Nursing’s rigorous academic curricula are taught by world renowned experts, ensuring that students at every level receive an exceptional Ivy League education. From augmented reality classrooms and clinical simulations to coursework that includes experiential global travel to clinical placements in top notch facilities, a Penn Nursing education prepares our graduates to lead.

  • <div class="hero c-white"><div class="shell"><figure class="hero__background"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 500px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/21/width/500/height/219/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15360_Hazel.rev.1703093142.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/500/height/219/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15360_Hazel.rev.1703093142.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/21/width/500/height/219/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15360_Hazel.rev.1703093142.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 800px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/21/width/800/height/351/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15360_Hazel.rev.1703093142.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/800/height/351/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15360_Hazel.rev.1703093142.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/21/width/800/height/351/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15360_Hazel.rev.1703093142.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 1200px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/21/width/1200/height/527/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15360_Hazel.rev.1703093142.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/1200/height/527/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15360_Hazel.rev.1703093142.webp 2x"/> <source type="image/webp" media="(min-width: 1201px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/21/width/1376/height/604/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15360_Hazel.rev.1703093142.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/1376/height/604/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15360_Hazel.rev.1703093142.webp 2x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 500px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/21/width/500/height/219/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15360_Hazel.rev.1703093142.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/500/height/219/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15360_Hazel.rev.1703093142.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/21/width/500/height/219/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15360_Hazel.rev.1703093142.jpg 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 800px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/21/width/800/height/351/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15360_Hazel.rev.1703093142.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/800/height/351/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15360_Hazel.rev.1703093142.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/21/width/800/height/351/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15360_Hazel.rev.1703093142.jpg 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 1200px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/21/width/1200/height/527/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15360_Hazel.rev.1703093142.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/1200/height/527/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15360_Hazel.rev.1703093142.jpg 2x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(min-width: 1201px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/21/width/1376/height/604/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15360_Hazel.rev.1703093142.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/1376/height/604/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15360_Hazel.rev.1703093142.jpg 2x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/21/width/1376/height/604/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15360_Hazel.rev.1703093142.jpg" alt="Hazel Ekeke" width="1376" height="604" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/1376/height/604/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15360_Hazel.rev.1703093142.jpg 2x" data-max-w="2752" data-max-h="1208"/> </picture> </figure><!-- /.hero__background --><div class="hero__content"><h1>“I love that Penn Nursing constantly uplifts the nursing field and reminds me that nursing is an outstanding career. ”</h1><div class="hero__actions"><a href="https://www.nursing.upenn.edu/live/profiles/18594-hazel-ekeke" class="btn hero__btn"><span>Read about Hazel</span></a><a href="https://www.nursing.upenn.edu/academics/bachelor-of-science-in-nursing-bsn/minors/" class="btn hero__btn btn--red"><span>Undergraduate Minors</span></a><a href="https://www.nursing.upenn.edu/our-expertise/global-health/" class="btn hero__btn btn--green"><span>Global Health</span></a></div><!-- /.hero__actions --></div><!-- /.hero__content --></div><!-- /.shell --></div>
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  • <div class="hero c-white"><div class="shell"><figure class="hero__background"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 500px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/21/width/500/height/219/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15327_Jackie_Raab_2752x1208.rev.1702668412.png 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/500/height/219/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15327_Jackie_Raab_2752x1208.rev.1702668412.png 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/21/width/500/height/219/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15327_Jackie_Raab_2752x1208.rev.1702668412.png 3x"/> <source type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 800px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/21/width/800/height/351/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15327_Jackie_Raab_2752x1208.rev.1702668412.png 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/800/height/351/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15327_Jackie_Raab_2752x1208.rev.1702668412.png 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/21/width/800/height/351/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15327_Jackie_Raab_2752x1208.rev.1702668412.png 3x"/> <source type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 1200px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/21/width/1200/height/527/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15327_Jackie_Raab_2752x1208.rev.1702668412.png 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/1200/height/527/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15327_Jackie_Raab_2752x1208.rev.1702668412.png 2x"/> <source type="image/webp" media="(min-width: 1201px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/21/width/1376/height/604/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15327_Jackie_Raab_2752x1208.rev.1702668412.png 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/1376/height/604/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15327_Jackie_Raab_2752x1208.rev.1702668412.png 2x"/> <source type="image/png" media="(max-width: 500px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/21/width/500/height/219/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15327_Jackie_Raab_2752x1208.rev.1702668412.png 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/500/height/219/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15327_Jackie_Raab_2752x1208.rev.1702668412.png 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/21/width/500/height/219/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15327_Jackie_Raab_2752x1208.rev.1702668412.png 3x"/> <source type="image/png" media="(max-width: 800px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/21/width/800/height/351/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15327_Jackie_Raab_2752x1208.rev.1702668412.png 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/800/height/351/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15327_Jackie_Raab_2752x1208.rev.1702668412.png 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/21/width/800/height/351/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15327_Jackie_Raab_2752x1208.rev.1702668412.png 3x"/> <source type="image/png" media="(max-width: 1200px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/21/width/1200/height/527/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15327_Jackie_Raab_2752x1208.rev.1702668412.png 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/1200/height/527/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15327_Jackie_Raab_2752x1208.rev.1702668412.png 2x"/> <source type="image/png" media="(min-width: 1201px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/21/width/1376/height/604/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15327_Jackie_Raab_2752x1208.rev.1702668412.png 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/1376/height/604/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15327_Jackie_Raab_2752x1208.rev.1702668412.png 2x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/21/width/1376/height/604/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15327_Jackie_Raab_2752x1208.rev.1702668412.png" alt="Jackie Raab, Penn Nursing" width="1376" height="604" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/1376/height/604/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2752,1208/15327_Jackie_Raab_2752x1208.rev.1702668412.png 2x" data-max-w="2752" data-max-h="1208"/> </picture> </figure><!-- /.hero__background --><div class="hero__content"><h1>“Penn truly has the best curriculum for graduate students. The flexibility and quality of content is unmatched.”</h1><div class="hero__actions"><a href="https://www.nursing.upenn.edu/live/profiles/18625-jackie-raab" class="btn hero__btn"><span>Read about Jackie</span></a><a href="https://www.nursing.upenn.edu/dnpel/" class="btn hero__btn btn--red"><span>DNP in Executive Leadership</span></a><a href="https://www.nursing.upenn.edu/our-expertise/practice/" class="btn hero__btn btn--green"><span>Practice</span></a></div><!-- /.hero__actions --></div><!-- /.hero__content --></div><!-- /.shell --></div>
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Finding Solutions for Burnout Among Nurses of Color

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The Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research at the School of Nursing brought together nurses and researchers for the Solutions to Health Inequities & Nurses’ Emotional Exhaustion Invitational.

Ater the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and the murder of George Floyd, J. Margo Brooks Carthon, the Tyson Family Endowed Term Chair for Gerontological Research, worked on a research study interviewing Black nurse practitioners in the greater Philadelphia area about their efforts to address inequities in care.

The Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research (CHOPR) at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing invited nursing practition...
  • <section class="section-feature-profile-questions bg-c-beige"><div class="shell"><div class="section__inner"><div class="section__image-wrapper"><div class="section__head section__head--mobile"><div class="heading-label section__head-label"><p>Five Questions For...</p></div><!-- /.heading-label --><h2 class="h1">Taylor Jaaska</h2><!-- /.h1 --></div><!-- /.section__head section__head-/-mobile --><figure class="section__image media"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2398,3200/15099_655be15bb0eb3_9834_16879760659434.rev.1700520284.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2398,3200/15099_655be15bb0eb3_9834_16879760659434.rev.1700520284.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2398,3200/15099_655be15bb0eb3_9834_16879760659434.rev.1700520284.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2398,3200/15099_655be15bb0eb3_9834_16879760659434.rev.1700520284.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2398,3200/15099_655be15bb0eb3_9834_16879760659434.rev.1700520284.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2398,3200/15099_655be15bb0eb3_9834_16879760659434.rev.1700520284.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2398,3200/15099_655be15bb0eb3_9834_16879760659434.rev.1700520284.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="693" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2398,3200/15099_655be15bb0eb3_9834_16879760659434.rev.1700520284.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2398,3200/15099_655be15bb0eb3_9834_16879760659434.rev.1700520284.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2398" data-max-h="3200" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </figure><!-- /.section__image --></div><!-- /.section__image-wrapper --><div class="section__content"><img src="/live/resource/image/assets/images/svg/arrow.rev.1695159636.svg" class="section__btn js-expand-trigger" alt="" loading="lazy"/><header class="section__head"><div class="heading-label section__head-label"><p>Five Questions For...</p></div><!-- /.heading-label --><h2 class="h1"> Taylor Jaaska </h2><!-- /.h1 --></header><!-- /.section__head --><div class="section__body"><div class="lw_accordion"><section class="lw_accordion_block"><h4 class="lw_accordion_block_title"><button aria-expanded="false" type="button">What’s your favorite place to eat on campus or in the city?</button></h4><div class="lw_accordion_block_content" aria-hidden="true"> Kalaya in Fishtown </div></section><section class="lw_accordion_block"><h4 class="lw_accordion_block_title"><button aria-expanded="false" type="button">What’s your favorite place on campus?</button></h4><div class="lw_accordion_block_content" aria-hidden="true"> The cobblestone streets right in the middle of campus </div></section><section class="lw_accordion_block"><h4 class="lw_accordion_block_title"><button aria-expanded="false" type="button">What is something that you really like about your program of study?</button></h4><div class="lw_accordion_block_content" aria-hidden="true"> I love how the WHNP/CNM program emphasizes the importance of the history of health care, social impacts, current issues in society, and important reproductive justice information along with the course curriculum </div></section><section class="lw_accordion_block"><h4 class="lw_accordion_block_title"><button aria-expanded="false" type="button">What’s your favorite thing about your cohort and/or the community at Penn?</button></h4><div class="lw_accordion_block_content" aria-hidden="true"> Everyone is so excited to be there. It truly feels like everyone wants the best for each other and does everything they can to uplift one-another. </div></section><section class="lw_accordion_block"><h4 class="lw_accordion_block_title"><button aria-expanded="false" type="button">What or who has inspired you the most while pursuing your degree, and why?</button></h4><div class="lw_accordion_block_content" aria-hidden="true"> One of our faculty, Casey Benchimol, has been incredibly inspiring. Their lectures not only teach required content but bring about important social topics, discuss the “hard things”, create space to express and feel different emotions and ideas, and make you feel heard and respected. They are a wonderful faculty member and the WHNP/CNM program is incredibly lucky to have them! </div></section></div></div><!-- /.section__body --></div><!-- /.section__content --></div><!-- /.section__inner --></div><!-- /.shell --></section>
  • <section class="section-feature-profile-questions bg-c-beige"><div class="shell"><div class="section__inner"><div class="section__image-wrapper"><div class="section__head section__head--mobile"><div class="heading-label section__head-label"><p>Five Questions For...</p></div><!-- /.heading-label --><h2 class="h1">Huseyin Cakir</h2><!-- /.h1 --></div><!-- /.section__head section__head-/-mobile --><figure class="section__image media"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,3199/15104_655be15ecf708_9926_16879760659434.rev.1700520287.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,3199/15104_655be15ecf708_9926_16879760659434.rev.1700520287.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,3199/15104_655be15ecf708_9926_16879760659434.rev.1700520287.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,3199/15104_655be15ecf708_9926_16879760659434.rev.1700520287.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,3199/15104_655be15ecf708_9926_16879760659434.rev.1700520287.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,3199/15104_655be15ecf708_9926_16879760659434.rev.1700520287.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,3199/15104_655be15ecf708_9926_16879760659434.rev.1700520287.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="693" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,3199/15104_655be15ecf708_9926_16879760659434.rev.1700520287.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,3199/15104_655be15ecf708_9926_16879760659434.rev.1700520287.jpg 3x" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="3199" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </figure><!-- /.section__image --></div><!-- /.section__image-wrapper --><div class="section__content"><img src="/live/resource/image/assets/images/svg/arrow.rev.1695159636.svg" class="section__btn js-expand-trigger" alt="" loading="lazy"/><header class="section__head"><div class="heading-label section__head-label"><p>Five Questions For...</p></div><!-- /.heading-label --><h2 class="h1"> Huseyin Cakir </h2><!-- /.h1 --></header><!-- /.section__head --><div class="section__body"><div class="lw_accordion"><section class="lw_accordion_block"><h4 class="lw_accordion_block_title"><button aria-expanded="false" type="button">What’s your favorite Penn activity / hobby outside of class?</button></h4><div class="lw_accordion_block_content" aria-hidden="true"> I am a part of the Admissions Deans Advisory Board where I work closely with the Dean of Admissions (Whitney Soule) to give a “campus pulse” and student perspective of admissions practices and prospective student retention. </div></section><section class="lw_accordion_block"><h4 class="lw_accordion_block_title"><button aria-expanded="false" type="button">The most memorable moment I’ve had at Penn Nursing so far is…?</button></h4><div class="lw_accordion_block_content" aria-hidden="true"> One of my most memorable moments at Penn Nursing was the journey from struggling on my first two exams in Anatomy and Physiology to achieving a significant improvement on my final exam, finishing the class with a strong grade. This transformation not only highlights my determination but also the support I received from my professors. It’s a testament to the importance of adaptability and the willingness to revise my study habits when facing obstacles. Overcoming adversity in a rigorous course like Anatomy and Physiology is no small feat, and my success reflects my hard work and the valuable guidance provided by my professors. This experience is a reminder that the journey through nursing school isn’t always smooth, but the ability to learn from setbacks and use them as stepping stones to success defines a dedicated student. </div></section><section class="lw_accordion_block"><h4 class="lw_accordion_block_title"><button aria-expanded="false" type="button">What is something that you really like about your program of study?</button></h4><div class="lw_accordion_block_content" aria-hidden="true"> I really like the different ranges and clinical placement locations in our program of study. It’s great to see that we often get the opportunity to work at the best hospitals in the area, and we’re paired up with very experienced and knowledgeable clinical instructors. This hands-on experience is invaluable, as it not only provides us with exposure to various healthcare settings but also allows us to learn from some of the best in the field, making our education not only comprehensive but also practical and rewarding. </div></section><section class="lw_accordion_block"><h4 class="lw_accordion_block_title"><button aria-expanded="false" type="button">What’s your favorite thing about your cohort and/or the community at Penn?</button></h4><div class="lw_accordion_block_content" aria-hidden="true"> My favorite thing about my cohort and the Penn community is the close-knit nature of our nursing cohort. With roughly 100 students per year, we spend the majority of our time together in classes, clinical placements, and various nursing-related activities. As a senior now, our class feels like a big family. The significance of these nursing cohorts cannot be overstated; we’ve built strong bonds, shared experiences, and supported each other throughout our academic journey. The sense of community and camaraderie within our cohort not only enhances the learning experience but also creates lasting friendships and a sense of belonging that is truly special. </div></section><section class="lw_accordion_block"><h4 class="lw_accordion_block_title"><button aria-expanded="false" type="button">What or who has inspired you the most while pursuing your degree, and why?</button></h4><div class="lw_accordion_block_content" aria-hidden="true"> I was a personal trainer in high school, and what inspired me the most during my pursuit of a nursing degree was the experience of helping people both physically and mentally when it came to their health and well-being. The fulfillment I found in assisting individuals in their fitness journeys made me realize that nursing was the career path with the most transferable skills within the healthcare field. Nursing allows me to continue making a positive impact on people’s lives, not only in terms of their physical health but also their overall well-being, which has been a driving force in my educational journey. </div></section></div></div><!-- /.section__body --></div><!-- /.section__content --></div><!-- /.section__inner --></div><!-- /.shell --></section>
  • <section class="section-feature-profile-questions bg-c-beige"><div class="shell"><div class="section__inner"><div class="section__image-wrapper"><div class="section__head section__head--mobile"><div class="heading-label section__head-label"><p>Five Questions For...</p></div><!-- /.heading-label --><h2 class="h1">Breanne Mastromarino</h2><!-- /.h1 --></div><!-- /.section__head section__head-/-mobile --><figure class="section__image media"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1280,1280/15295_thumbnail_Breanne_Mastromarino_square_1.rev.1702608214.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1280,1280/15295_thumbnail_Breanne_Mastromarino_square_1.rev.1702608214.webp 2x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1280,1280/15295_thumbnail_Breanne_Mastromarino_square_1.rev.1702608214.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1280,1280/15295_thumbnail_Breanne_Mastromarino_square_1.rev.1702608214.jpg 2x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/21/width/480/height/693/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1280,1280/15295_thumbnail_Breanne_Mastromarino_square_1.rev.1702608214.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="693" data-max-w="1280" data-max-h="1280" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </figure><!-- /.section__image --></div><!-- /.section__image-wrapper --><div class="section__content"><img src="/live/resource/image/assets/images/svg/arrow.rev.1695159636.svg" class="section__btn js-expand-trigger" alt="" loading="lazy"/><header class="section__head"><div class="heading-label section__head-label"><p>Five Questions For...</p></div><!-- /.heading-label --><h2 class="h1"> Breanne Mastromarino </h2><!-- /.h1 --></header><!-- /.section__head --><div class="section__body"><div class="lw_accordion"><section class="lw_accordion_block"><h4 class="lw_accordion_block_title"><button aria-expanded="false" type="button">What’s your favorite place on campus?</button></h4><div class="lw_accordion_block_content" aria-hidden="true"> John M. Huntsman Hall 2nd Floor Quiet Study Room </div></section><section class="lw_accordion_block"><h4 class="lw_accordion_block_title"><button aria-expanded="false" type="button">What’s your favorite Penn activity / hobby outside of class?</button></h4><div class="lw_accordion_block_content" aria-hidden="true"> Exercising, especially running in Philadelphia </div></section><section class="lw_accordion_block"><h4 class="lw_accordion_block_title"><button aria-expanded="false" type="button">The most memorable moment I’ve had at Penn Nursing so far is…?</button></h4><div class="lw_accordion_block_content" aria-hidden="true"> …receiving recognition for my accomplishments as an undergraduate while knowing that I would one day return as a graduate student by submatriculation. </div></section><section class="lw_accordion_block"><h4 class="lw_accordion_block_title"><button aria-expanded="false" type="button">What is something that you really like about your program of study?</button></h4><div class="lw_accordion_block_content" aria-hidden="true"> I love how flexible and accommodating it is toward students of different paths. We have options to go part-time or full-time and do clinical rotations in a variety of areas especially if they are closer to home. I also love how much emphasis there is on clinical practice and case studies even in didactic courses. Our professors schedule guest lecturers who are experts in their fields to engage us in dynamic learning experiences. </div></section><section class="lw_accordion_block"><h4 class="lw_accordion_block_title"><button aria-expanded="false" type="button">What’s your favorite thing about your cohort and/or the community at Penn?</button></h4><div class="lw_accordion_block_content" aria-hidden="true"> The students in my program share clinical anecdotes from a variety of work backgrounds which helps us learn from one another. </div></section></div></div><!-- /.section__body --></div><!-- /.section__content --></div><!-- /.section__inner --></div><!-- /.shell --></section>

The Penn Nursing Community

At Penn Nursing, students have the intellectual capacity to undergo the rigors of a nursing science curriculum while surrounded by world-class faculty who are invested in their success, always providing an array of possibilities to discover and develop their passions!

Victoria Sherry

Our primary goal is to equip students with the necessary skills to emerge as leaders in oncology nursing. This encompasses advocating for the unique needs of patients with cancer and their caregivers, providing education throughout the treatment trajectory, managing symptoms to enhance their quality of life, and fostering collaboration with interprofessional teams to improve outcomes and mitigate the impact of cancer on patients and families.

Pasquaney 2011

The genes for circadian rhythms may be implicated in autism. It’s exciting to see the sleep-autism connection and to advocate for children and families.

We prepare students to embrace the full potential of the pediatric acute care and neonatal nurse practitioner roles upon graduation, providing the foundation for them to not only become excellent clinicians but also engage in quality improvement, health policy and advocacy, education, leadership, and community activities.

Foxwell Anessa

To me, nursing care is palliative care as so many core values overlap from holistic care, to patient and family-centered care to expert symptom management.

Sandya Janardhan

I’m grateful for the meaningful connections I forged with my cohort members. The positive support network created by my peers was truly awesome, especially given the context of living in a new city. I continue to maintain connections with many of these peers today!

Billy Rosa

The whole foundation of palliative care is about the human being as a whole. It is all about aligning the care provided with an individual’s needs, preferences, values, and goals.

Alison Buttenheim, Penn Nursing

I am motivated by the ongoing challenge of helping people change their behavior to improve health.

Stories & News

  

Penn4C Announces Awardees for Community-led Partnership Grants

Penn Community Collaboratory for Co-Creation (Penn4C), an initiative led jointly by the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) and the School of Engineering and Applied Science (Penn Engineering), has awarded funding to five new research projects that address social justice through designing and implementing solutions to improve health, well-being, and safety. In addition to the involvement of Penn faculty and students, the projects are required to have active and equitable representation of the community in which the project will be completed.

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    New Aspen Health Strategy Group Report Identifies Strategies for Health Sector to Curb Firearm Injury; Penn Nursing Dean Antonia M. Villarruel Participated in Developing Report

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    Serving Communities in Need

Events

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    February 29 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm

    Penn Nursing Alumni - NYC Happy Hour

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    March 6 | 12:00pm

    ONR Colloquia

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    March 6 | 7:00pm

    Streamlined Adult Acute APRN Info Session

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    March 7 | 6:00pm

    MSN Programs Virtual Information Session

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    March 8 | 12:00pm

    MS in Nutrition Science Info Session

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    March 13 | 11:00am - 12:30pm

    Welcome Back! Student Snack Break

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    March 13 | 3:00pm - 4:30pm

    The Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women’s Health