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UCLA School of Nursing Welcomes New Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Dr. Robert Lucero joins the UCLA School of Nursing as Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion; Professor of Nursing; and the Inaugural Adrienne H. Moseley Endowed Chair in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion beginning May 4th 2021. Previously, he was a University Term Professor; Associate Professor of Nursing; and Graduate Faculty in the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Florida College of Nursing

  • June 13, 2021

Lin Zhan named dean of the UCLA School of Nursing

In addition to her work on health equity, Zhan’s scholarly interests include increasing diversity in higher education

Lin Zhan, currently dean of the University of Memphis Loewenberg College of Nursing and an expert on health equity for the vulnerable, will be the new dean of the UCLA School of Nursing, effective Aug. 1.

  • June 12, 2021

VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, UCLA launch Nurse Residency program

The UCLA School of Nursing and VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System will launch a post-baccalaureate nurse residency program in September 2020. The program will prepare nurses to address the health care needs of our nation’s veterans and their families.

“This program will provide support for our new graduates as they transition from an educational environment to a demanding clinical environment,” said Linda Sarna, dean of the nursing school. “With strong mentorship and guidance, these new nurses will gain extensive experience in providing quality care to our veterans.”

  • June 09, 2021

CCNE Accreditation Announcement

UCLA School of Nursing’s Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Nursing programs are hosting accreditation review by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) on October 14-16, 2020, in connection with the Pre-licensure and APRN programs’ accreditation.

CCNE provides the opportunity for program constituents and other interested parties to submit, in writing, comments concerning a program's qualifications for accreditation. All comments are to be directed to:

  • June 09, 2021

The Effect of a Mindfulness Exercise during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Questions about the Study


Why is this study being conducted?

We are assessing the effect of a brief mindfulness exercise on nurses’ resilience during the time of COVID-19 pandemic.

Who is conducting the study?

Barbara Demman, MS, APRN, CNS and Carol Pavlish, PhD, RN

Who is eligible to participate?

  • June 09, 2021

Remembering Margo McCaffery


Reprinted from the UCLA School of Nursing RE: Magazine-Spring 2018

  • June 09, 2021

New UC Program will Double Specialized Mental Health Nurses

New University of California Program Will Double Pipeline of Specialized Mental Health Providers in Response to Growing Crisis

UCSF, UC Davis and UCLA Partner to Expand Care to Underserved Communities by Training 300 Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners, Starting Fall 2020

  • June 09, 2021