University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions
School of Nursing

We’ve created a strong nursing and health professions community committed to a life of learning built on a foundation of innovative ideas that stay true to our core Jesuit values.

Our graduates are pragmatic problem solvers, trained to be transformational leaders, and prepared for the challenges of an evolving health care system.

Our fieldwork and clinical training take place in the top medical centers of the Bay Area, a state-of-the art Simulation Lab, and the richly diverse communities of San Francisco.

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Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J., Named President of the University of San Francisco

USF President Elect Paul Fitzgerald SJ

Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J., has been named the next president of the University of San Francisco, the 28th in its 159-year history. The USF Board of Trustees voted unanimously in a special session April 8 to appoint Fr. Fitzgerald, said Thomas E. Malloy ’61, board chair. Fr. Fitzgerald will take office Aug. 1.

Graduate Saves Lives and Transforms Health Care in Ghana

Barbara Denman in Ghana

Barbara Demman ’98 is leading a pioneering effort to train Ghanaian nurses in emergency medicine so they can open desperately needed hospital emergency departments and rural clinics throughout the nation. 

Student EMRs Respond to Campus Medical Calls

Emergency Medical Responders

A new Emergency Medical Response (EMR) service led and staffed by USF students is offering fast, front-line treatment for on-campus medical emergencies.

‘Book of the Year’ Tackles the Business Side of Nursing

KT Waxman


A new book out of the School of Nursing and Health Professions has been name book of the year by one of the most prestigious nursing journals in the world for cutting through the complexities of hospital and medical-insurance funding and helping nurses become better patient advocates.



4/25/2014, 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Lone Mountain Main 100 - Handlery Room


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Lone Mountain Main 100 - Handlery Room

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