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Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

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Nurses are the heart of health care. From reaching out to Atlanta’s homeless population to reducing infant mortality worldwide, Emory’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing connects science and technology with the human experience. Committed to promoting health and fighting disease, the school prepares students for leadership and service in every area of health care, from obstetrics to gerontology and end-of-life care. Gifts to the school of nursing support this remarkable work. See the message from Dean Linda McCauley on this page to learn about some of the opportunities for charitable investment. Supporting any of these priorities helps the school of nursing set new standards for health care quality at home and around the world.

Giving Opportunities

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Dean’s Priorities

With the support of private philanthropy, the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing educates and prepares a new generation of capable, compassionate nursing leaders at the bedside, in administration, and in academics. Donors help the School of Nursing push the frontiers of scholarship, working to advance the profession and improve patient outcomes.

Dean Linda McCauley outlines some of the school’s fund-raising priorities below.

Student Scholarships. Support for scholarships will help ensure that all qualified students have access to an Emory School of Nursing education.

Service Learning. Donor investments support the school’s collaborative work to improve health and well being in the global community while teaching students valuable clinical skills.

Faculty Development. Philanthropy can strengthen the faculty by supporting recruitment, retention, development, promotion, and tenure.

Nursing School Fund. Unrestricted investments in the School of Nursing’s annual fund provide flexible support that allows the dean to invest in strategic priorities throughout the year.

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