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Our faculty are thought leaders representing the greatest minds in nursing research, education, and clinical practice. Penn Nursing faculty are among the top educators and researchers in the world. 

Penn Nursing Scientists Advance the Frontiers of Healthcare

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing is a premier academic and research institution renowned for advancing the frontiers of nursing science, producing leaders, influencing policy, and defining patient care. Research produced here has global impact and helps to inform public policy via articles published in a wide range of high-profile, peer-reviewed journals. Across the departments of Biobehavioral Health Sciences and Family and Community Health, Penn Nursing scientists produce new knowledge in multiple areas: Biobehavioral research, developmental disabilities and autism, geriatrics, global women’s health, health equity, health outcomes, health transitions, nursing history, and public policy. Here, professors teach using ‘high-tech and high-touch’ methods such as interactive textbooks, video debriefing, electronic health records, and high-fidelity simulations.


Guiding the Next Generation of Healthcare Leaders

A Penn nurse is like no other - our students become the most sought-after practitioners, the most innovative researchers, and the most respected nursing leaders in the world. They are rigorously prepared to care for patients, conduct landmark research, and shape the future of the profession. Our students hail from all corners of the globe, a diverse mix of talents and interests that creates a stimulating learning environment.


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Join the Penn Nursing Faculty

Penn Nursing seeks to recruit faculty with the greatest potential to contribute to the health of the public. Expertise in promoting the health of diverse populations and in managing complex care needs are our overarching priorities. We seek candidates who exemplify team science, and who value knowledge translation to advance clinical care and health policy change. We invite you to explore our exciting culture - recognized for its wealth of historic firsts and consistently being at the leading edge of innovation.