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Barbara Zittel and Claire Murray honored with the American Academy of Nursing inaugural Policy in Action Award

Congratulations to Barbara Zittel and Claire Murray for being honored with the American Academy of Nursing inaugural Policy in Action Award for their leadership in the state of New York to drive legislative change—ensuring the BSN in 10 years of...

Nurse Practitioners (NPs) are critical providers of healthcare in New York!!!

Nearly half of patient care NPs in the state work in health centers and hospital outpatient clinics.  Over 38% of patient care NPs work in primary care and another 6% work in behavioral health.  Read more about New York NPs in the October 2018 report from the Center...

2018 Nightingale Gala Highlights

The 2018 Nightingale Gala was held on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at the Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady, NY with just under 250 guests in attendance.  Thanks to the generous support of our individual and corporate sponsors (listed below), a...

In Loving Memory of Barbara Jonas

The Board of Directors and staff send their condolences to the family of Barbara Jonas as we hear the news of her passing. Donald and Barbara Jonas were the recipients of our first Nightingale Award in 2015.  For more information about Barbara’s legacy,...

Join the National Movement for Educational Advancement in Nursing

Join the national movement for educational advancement by sharing your story on the National Education Progression in Nursing (NEPIN) website, https://nepincollaborative.org/about-us/discovery-alliance/ and like their Facebook page...

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 corporation that relies upon donations and contributions from individuals and corporations to carry out its mission and vision.

MISSION: The Center for Nursing at the Foundation of New York State Nurses promotes nursing leadership, research, and education to enhance the health and well-being of New Yorkers through preservation of its history and advancement of the profession.

Nightingale Gala

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

Awards & Scholarships

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

Future of Nursing

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