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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.

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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.

Penn Nursing Well Represented in New Sigma Book Promoting Health Equity and Well-Being

The crucible of the global pandemic, racial injustice, and a crippling nursing shortage has sparked increasing calls for nursing to address its own problems, ranging from inequity to structural racism. Answering this call is a new book from Sigma, Taking Action: Top 10 Priorities to Promote Health Equity and Well-Being in Nursing. Penn Nursing faculty, alumni, and students are among the seventy national and international nursing leaders to tackle the most pressing issues confronting the profession.

April 20, 2023

Faculty & Alumni

Current Penn Nursing Students

  • Doctoral Student Ravenne Aponte, GR’25
  • Undergraduate Student Johnathan Zhu, Nu’24

This new book spotlights ten critical themes through data, essays, discussion points, and action items, equipping readers to move beyond conversation to action. Themes include: health equity; education reform; diversity and mentorship; care delivery (quality, safety, access); multi-sector collaboration; preparing for disasters and public health emergencies; innovation and entrepreneurship; nurse well-being (compassion for self and others); global stewardship; and nursing’s voice in leading change.

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