Educational Excellence

DUSON Ranked Highly by US News, NIH

Two major organizations have released rankings, and Duke University School of Nursing placed highly in both.

US News & World Report published their new list of Best Online Nursing Schools, and for the first time, they also ranked individual nursing majors, placing DUSON:

  • #1 Family Nurse Practitioner Program

  • #1 Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program

  • #1 Psychiatric Nursing Program Across the Continuum

  • #1 Nursing Administration/Leadership Program

Nursing Students Among Five Selected for Duke’s National Clinician Scholars Program

Two nursing students and three physicians have joined Duke’s second cohort for the National Clinician Scholars Program (NCSP). The two nurse scholars among these interdisciplinary medical researchers coming to Duke are Rachele Lipsky, MSN, PMHNP-BC (University of Pennsylvania), and Gillian Adynski, RN, PhD candidate (UNC - Chapel Hill).

219 DUSON Students to Graduate at Duke Chapel


Congratulations to all of the Duke University School of Nursing students who will participate in graduation exercises on Saturday, December 14 at 11 a.m.

The graduation will be held at the Duke University Chapel, located at 401 Chapel Drive in Durham, N.C. There will be a breakfast reception held at the School of Nursing from 8:30 to 10 a.m. prior to the ceremony.

DUSON Honors Our Military Veterans

On this Veterans Day, Duke University School of Nursing salutes the many members of our community who have served our country, whether on active duty, National Guard or reserve.

From its participation in the Cadet Nurse Corps in WWII to its proud modern-day record of training military veterans for nursing careers, DUSON has a long history of welcoming members of the United States Armed Forces into our ranks.

DUSON Awarded Best School for Men in Nursing

badgeThe American Association for Men in Nursing (AAMN) has named Duke University School of Nursing one of its 2019 Best Schools for Men in Nursing. “The success of Duke University School of Nursing as one of the nation’s leading schools of nursing education and research has been fueled by its diversity,” AAMN noted in the citation. “The school conveys the message of inclusiveness through its faculty, staff, students, and alumni in the community.”

School of Nursing Selects ABSN Student as University Scholar

Congratulations to Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) ABSN student, Rose Feinberg who was recently selected as the Fall 2019 Duke University School of Nursing Scholar! Each summer, the School selects a degree-seeking student from the ABSN, MSN, or DNP program to receive a full-tuition University scholarship. The student is selected by the associate dean for academic affairs with input from ABSN, MSN, and DNP program directors.

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