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.

Making Change Happen: Nurturing the Next Generation of Nurses

See how Dean Villarruel and Penn Nursing students and IBX Foundation nurse interns, Leslie Njingang and José Maciel, are nurturing the next generation of nurses by emphasizing the importance of patient care and advocacy.

May 03, 2024

Health centers provide affordable, quality health care for historically underserved populations. These facilities are essential in reducing barriers to health care for many in the Philadelphia area.

This episode of Making Change Happen features IBX Foundation nurse interns Leslie Njingang and José Maciel, who spent their summer working at health centers, including Mazzoni Center and Puentes de Salud. Together with Antonia M. Villarruel, Dean of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania, you’ll hear how IBX Foundation nursing internships nurture the next generation of nurses by emphasizing the importance of patient care and advocacy.

Learn more about the IBX foundation and their ongoing commitment to improve the health of the community: https://www.ibxfoundation.org/ 


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