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The mission of the Doctoral Student Organization (DSO) of the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing is to support and encourage students by engaging in professional and social endeavors which will enhance educational experiences while promoting integrity of character, leadership, and organizational skills.

We organize social events to foster a nursing doctoral student community.

Ice Skating on Penn's Landing - Winter 2016Ice Skating on Penn's Landing - Winter 2016

DSO News

We help fund doctoral students to attend professional conferences.DSO helped fund Stefanie Zavodny to attend and present at the International Meeting for Autism Re...DSO helped fund Stefanie Zavodny to attend and present at the International Meeting for Autism Research in San Francisco, May 2017 

Congratulations to our Newest Doctors

Dr. Guy Weissinger successfully defended his dissertation, “Non-Psychiatric Hospitalization for Patients with Psychotic Disorders: A mixed methods study of hospital outcomes” on March 14.