BN: Basic Nursing, 1923-1933

MN: Post-Baccalaureate Nursing, 1934-1958

MSN: Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Practitioners, and Nurse-Midwives, 1956 to present

DNSc: Doctor of Nursing Science Program, 1994 to present

Cushing/Whitney Medical Library

Historical Library

Bibliography of
Secondary Sources
on the History of
Yale Medical School

 

The Yale School of Nursing: A Yale Tercentennial Exhibit

 

DSNSc: Doctor of Nursing Science Program, 1994 to present.

 

The Doctor of Nursing Science Program admitted its first class in 1994.

 

Doctoral research.

The Doctor of Nursing Science Program admitted its first class in 1994 under the direction of Margaret Grey '76, Associate Dean for Research and Doctoral Studies. Shown here is an early doctoral thesis, submitted in 1998 by Wantana L. Maneesriwongul, former Teaching Assistant at Yale School of Nursing and present Chair of Graduate Study in Community Health Nursing at Mahidol University, Thailand. Wantana is also the coordinator of the Community Health Program for Yale School of Nursing students in Thailand.

 

Ruth McCorkle, Director of the Doctor of Nursing Science Program First Florence Schorske Wald Professor

Ruth McCorkle, a pioneer in oncology nursing, became the first director of the Doctor of Science Program when it was established in 1994. She also founded the Center for Excellence in Chronic Illness Care at Yale. McCorkle graduated with a nursing diploma from Maryland General Hospital. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland and her Masters and Doctorate degrees from the University of Iowa. In 1979, she was elected fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and, in 1990, she was elected to the Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences. Before joining the nursing faculty at Yale, she directed the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Advancing Care in Serious Illness. In 2001, she became the first Florence Schorske Wald Professor at Yale School of Nursing.

 

Judith Belliveau Krauss, Seventh Dean of Yale School of Nursing, 1985-1998

Judith Belliveau was born in Malden, Massachusetts. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Boston College in 1968 and her Master of Sciences in Nursing degree from Yale University in 1970. She joined the faculty of the Yale School of Nursing in 1974 and became its dean in 1985. She served as editor of Psychiatric Nursing Forum from 1984 to 1985, and as editor of the Archives of Psychiatric Nursing from 1987 to the present.

 

Yale School of Nursing Catalog, ca. 1996

 

Yale School of Nursing at 100 Church Street South

The Yale School of Nursing occupied temporary quarters in the Grace Education Building from 1990 until it moved into the former Lee High School at 100 Church Street South. The dedication took place on June 7, 1996.

Photo courtesy of Yale School of Nursing.

 

75th Anniversary, 1998

Dean Judy Krauss and Shirley Johnson Greenwald at the ribbon cutting ceremony marking the naming of the staircase at Yale School of Nursing in memory of William Greenwald Jr., at the Yale School of Nursing 75th Anniversary Celebration, 1998.

 

75th Anniversary history, 1998

This monograph was written by Helen Varney Burst, Professor at Yale School of Nursing, on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of the School and is the only history that covers the entire life span of the School up to 1998.

 

Catherine Gilliss, Eighth Dean of Yale School of Nursing, 1998 - present

Catherine Lynch Gilliss was born in New Britain, Connecticut. She received as Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Duke University in 1971, a Masters in Nursing from Catholic University of America in 1974, and a Doctorate from the University of California, San Francisco, in 1983. Before her appointment as dean of the Yale School of Nursing, she served in various academic positions at the University of Maryland, Catholic University of America, University of Portland, and at the University of California at San Francisco. Her book Towards a Science of Family Nursing published in 1989 received the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award and the Pediatric Nursing Book of the Year Award. In 1995, she was elected Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.

 

Yale Nurse, Alumnae/i Newsletter

The Alumnae/i newsletter is published three times a year.

 

Class of 2001

As of 2001, the Yale School of Nursing has graduated a total number of 3,497 nurses.

 

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