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Hispanic nurses: of, in and for la comunidad

To be part of the community one cares for as a nurse is to be what the Latin American liberation theologians called desde de la base. True change in health care comes when health care providers come from the base they serve.

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Holman and Silver win Innovation Award

November 10th, 2022|

Roxane Cohen Silver, left, and Alison Holman. Photos by Steve Zylius By Mimi Ko Cruz Director of Communications, Social Ecology For their extensive research on collective trauma, Roxane Cohen Silver, vice provost for academic planning and institutional research [...]

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Gun violence is a health issue – and thus, a nursing issue. The UC Irvine Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing sends our condolences to those affected by the Club Q shooting. We stand in solidarity with our LGBTQ community.

Join us today at 10am for an #NCI webinar discussing the challenges in pain management for pediatric, adolescent, and young adult cancer patients, featuring panelist #UCInursing faculty member Dr. Michelle Fortier. Register here:

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Advancing the Science of Compassionate Healthcare


At the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing, we are dedicated to preparing the next generation of nurses. To us, that means providing a quality education built upon scholarly research and evidence based-practice as well as an environment that nurtures the desire to continually drive improvement.  We are confident that our students will go forth and advance the science of nursing, lead innovative health care practice, and truly champion access to quality healthcare for all. Read More


The UCI Sue and Bill Gross School of Nursing has a rich, deep history. Its existence is the realization of a vision that began decades ago.

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  • 170 enrolled in the baccalaureate program
  • 56 enrolled in graduate programs
  • 100% pass rate on National NP Board Certified exams
  • 93% NCLEX passing rate
  • 8 to 1 student/faculty ratio in labs and clinical courses
  • 573 alumni and counting!
  • 40% underrepresented minorities


  • 23 full-time faculty
  • 100% have advanced degrees
  • Over $13 million in total sponsored research project funding
  • Faculty research projects contribute to the improvement of health and health care in areas such as oncology, HIV/AIDS, pediatrics, self-care, mental health, women’s health, clinical policy, and nursing education.
  • Academic Practice Partnership with UCI Health
  • Student practicum hours at world renown UCI Medical Center
  • The only University of California school with a faculty nursing practice
  • Faculty actively practicing in under-served areas and throughout the UCI Health and Student Health Centers