Compassion in Action
USF nurses are leading the transition to more empathetic care.
The School of Nursing and Health Professions follows the University of San Francisco’s mission to provide a liberal arts education rooted in the Jesuit tradition of diversity, justice and global perspectives.
In supporting this mission, students in the School of Nursing and Health Professions are part of one of the most exciting and diverse cities for progressive health care delivery in the nation. Graduates serve as knowledgeable, innovative and experienced practitioners in health care.
The School of Nursing and Health Professions advances the mission of the university by leading innovative solutions to health inequities and transforming healthcare using evidence-informed approaches.
The mission of the School of Nursing and Health Professions is to prepare socially conscious, innovative, expert-level health professionals who use their hearts, minds, and souls to change the world.
Congruent with the core values of the university, the values of the School of Nursing and Health Professions are to:
The mission, vision, and values of the School of Nursing & Health Professions are included in the graduate and undergraduate student handbooks. Additionally, they are incorporated into the graduate and undergraduate curricula and are integral components of the student evaluation process. Students implement the mission, vision, and values of the School of Nursing and Health Professions in their end-of-program evaluations, course evaluations for practice experiences, course testing, and end-of-course competencies and outcomes.
USF has meant the world to me. It gave me a great education and self-esteem and empowered me, regardless of my background, race, or religion.
Seanny Min DNP ’09, Adjunct Professor, School of Nursing and Health Professions, usf