Celebrating 110 years of the University of Minnesota School of Nursing
In 1909, the first nursing program within a university was established at the University of Minnesota
During World War II, the school trained the largest group of nurses in the nation for the US Cadet Nurse Corps
First school of nursing to offer Doctor of Nursing Practice programs in nurse anesthesia, nursing informatics, and health innovation and leadership and the only to offer an integrative health and healing specialty.
First and only school of nursing partner among Optum Labs, a national research center
In 1909, the first nursing program within in a university was established at the University of Minnesota forever changing the trajectory of nursing education, and the profession. On May 1, we invite you to join us in commemorating the history of the School of Nursing and celebrating its bright future of lifting the educated spirit of the nurse and nursing.
Retired Army Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho was the first woman and first Nurse Corps Officer to hold the appointment of U.S. Army Surgeon General and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Medical Command. She is currently CEO of OptumServe, which supports the health needs of federal agencies serving military members and their families, veterans and Medicare recipients.
May 1, 2019
McNamara Alumni Center
University of Minnesota
200 Oak Street S.E., Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55455