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NYONEL Wins the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) Affiliate Achievement Award

Congratulations to the New York Organization of Nurse Executives & Leaders (NYONEL) for winning the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) Affiliate Achievement Award!!! The AONE Affiliate Achievement Award recognizes an AONE affiliate that...

Future of Nursing 2030 Public Session Video

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Future of Nursing 2030 report is underway! To watch the video of the public session that took place on March 20, 2019, and to learn more about the issues that will be discussed, please click here!!!For more...

Upcoming Webinars with Jonas Nursing and Veterans Healthcare

Join us for 2 upcoming webinars with Jonas Nursing and Veterans Healthcare on April 11 and April 22: Before the Caregiving Well Runs Dry:Preventing Compassion Fatigue, Burnout, and Vicarious TraumaApril 11, 2019, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.Jane Bogart, EdD,...

Call For St. Luke’s & Dr. Barbara Zittel Scholarship Applications!!!

Applications are now open for the St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Association Nurse Educator Scholarship Program and the Dr. Barbara Zittel Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing Scholarship Program!!St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae...

Activating Nursing to Address Unmet Needs in the 21st Century

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) describes the background for the Future of Nursing 2020-2030 report. The report is divided into four sections. Part I describes the historical forces that defined two models of nursing - one with a holistic focus on...

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.