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Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environment (ANHE) Environmental Health Nurse Fellowship

The Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments is launching an Environmental Health Nurse Fellowship program starting in June 2019! This opportunity is a great way to plug in at both the national and community level, gain skills and connections, take your...

Order Your Copy of “Advancing the Education of Registered Professional Nurses to the Baccalaureate Degree: New York’s Journey” Now!!!

Advancing the Education of Registered Professional Nurses to the Baccalaureate Degree: New York's Journey is a meticulous, remarkable chronical of the multifaceted 16-year effort that culminated in the achievement of a goal of the nursing profession long...

Kim Glassman Is Named Recepient of The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) Inagural Fellow Designation Program

Congratulations to Dr. Kim Glassman, Chief Nursing Officer at NYU Langone Health, for being named in The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) 2019 Class of Fellows.  The AONE fellow designation recognizes a nurse leader’s sustained...

2019 New York League for Nursing (NLN) Spring Conference and Annual Meeting

The New York League for Nursing (NLN) will be hosting their 2019 Spring Conference and Annual Meeting titled "Mentoring and Coaching in Nursing Education" on April 13, 2019, at the Columbia-Greene Community College in Hudson, NY.  The purpose of this years...

Applications Now Open for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Leadership Programs: Funding Available

Across the country-from Appalachia to the Pacific Northwest, and from all walks of life-leaders in our programs are building a Culture of Health in which everyone living in America has the opportunity to achieve the best possible health and...

Welcome to the Center for Nursing


The Center for Nursing (CFN) at the Foundation of New York State Nurses, Inc. is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that relies upon donations and contributions from individuals and corporations to carry out its mission and vision.  The Center for Nursing promotes nursing leadership, research, and education to enhance the health and well-being of New Yorkers through the preservation of its history and advancement of the profession.


The Nightingale Gala is held annually to honor the nursing profession in New York State and beyond.


Our Awards, Scholarships, and Grants are given annually to recognize nurses and support nursing research and education in New York State.


In October 2010, the New York State Action Coalition (NYSAC) was designated as one of the five initial pilot Action Coalitions to advance the Future of Nursing.