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Celebrating 50 Years Since the Founding of the Institute of Medicine

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) is celebrating its 50th anniversary of the founding of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in 1970.  Its mission was to provide independent, evidence-based advice on health, medicine, and biomedical science in an era of...

Compassionate, Patient-Centered Care in the Digital Age

During the holiday season when there is a focus on kindness and caring, let us not forget how important compassion is year-round.  As technology advances to support health care delivery, the human relationships between patients and their providers remains...

Last Public Session of the Committee on the Future of Nursing 2020-2030

The Committee on the Future of Nursing 2020-2030 will be holding its last public session online on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, from 9 am to 12 pm.  The purpose of this session is for the committee to gather information and to gain greater technical...

Congratulations to the 2019 St. Luke’s Nurse Educator Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations to Donna Cutting, MS, RN, CNE who is the recipient of the 2019 St. Luke's Nurse Educator Scholarship!!!  This $3,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a licensed RN who is living in New York and who is advancing his/her education to...

Women in Vietnam – Personal Stories From Women Who Served

Join us on Wednesday, November 6 at 6 pm for a conversation highlighting the courageous acts of women who served during the Vietnam War.  This discussion will be led by Beth DeAngelis, Director of the Sister Thea Bowman Center for Women at Siena College,...

Welcome to the Center for Nursing


The Center for Nursing at the Foundation of New York State Nurses, Inc. is a New York State all-inclusive nursing advocacy non-profit organization committed to supporting working professional nurses through mentoring, educational advancement, and promoting research and evidence-based practice to drive excellence in care delivery.


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.

BSN in 10

Advancing the Education of Registered Professional Nurses to the Baccalaureate Degree: New York’s Journey