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Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence

The Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence (CGNE) serves as the unifying structure within the Duke School of Nursing to develop, identify and support gero-focused educational, research and practice opportunities and resources.

Consistent with the School's mission, the CGNE:

  • supports the development of clinical leaders, advanced practitioners and researchers;
  • promotes clinical scholarship; and
  • advances gerotontological-focused nursing science.

To accomplish its work, the CGNE:

  • seeks out individuals, programs and organizations with common strategic goals;
  • identifies opportunities to share resources among collaborators; and
  • builds synergy to transform care of older adults.