Notice of ACEN Accreditation Review

The Masters of Nursing Science and the Post Master’s Certificate programs at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing are scheduled for a continuing accreditation review by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) March 1-3, 2016. As a part of that evaluation and accreditation process, we are notifying our major constituents that written and signed third-party comments on the nursing programs are invited by ACEN. Comments should be submitted to ACEN by Feb 24, 2016 directly to the attention of: Marsal P. Stoll, EdD, MSN, Chief Executive Officer-ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, or via email to For more information click here. Click here to access the VUSN Self-Study.




March of Dimes Tennessee Chapter honors VUMC nurses

March of Dimes Tennessee Chapter honors VUMC nurses

Five Vanderbilt nurses received top honors at the March of Dimes Tennessee Chapter Nurse of the Year Awards, held last month at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. The event, in its sixth year, recognizes nurses who embody leadership, compassion and excellence in patient care across several nursing specialties. [Article]


Dean Linda Norman and alumni gather at VUSN Reunion

VUSN Reunion showcases strong bond among classmates

Reunion 2015 was a time to celebrate Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s (VUSN) past, present and future. Founded in 1908, VUSN has more than 9,200 nursing alumni living and working in all 50 states and several countries. Each year, Reunion is a chance for alums to reconnect with classmates and VUSN faculty, and to learn. [Article]


VUSN Veterans

Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Officer Visits VUSN

Dean Norman was delighted to host Carrie Conway, Sr. Program Officer with the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation. The foundation has generously supported scholarships at VUSN for more than 30 years. The highlight of Ms. Conway’s visit was the opportunity to meet three of the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation recipients: Bailey Monarch (Psych Mental Health), Madeline Crego (Acute Care), and Madalene Dawson (FNP).


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Nationoal Harford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence


Vanderbilt Health Coaching Certificate Program
Oct 2015 - May 2016

Dean Linda Norman Presentation
Jan 19, 2016

ice cream socialFaculty & Staff Valentine's Day Ice Cream Social
Feb 11

Nursing Leadership in Global Health Presentation
Feb 12

Sandy SeidelReflective Practice Presentation
Feb 16

Sandy SeidelAddressing Health, Transforming Communities in Rural Malawi
Feb 23

MSN & DNP Open House
Mar 5

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