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Celebrate National Nurses Week: May 6-12

Nurses have always been essential in the lives of their patients — a reality the global coronavirus pandemic has thrown into even sharper focus. May 6–12 is National Nurses Week, and as COVID-19 cases increase and hospitals treat more patients, nurses should be celebrated now more than ever. USC Suzanne Dworak-PeckSchool of Social Work Department of Nursing salutes all the health care workers serving on the front lines — especially its nurses.

Send More Masks

Jennifer Dixon, RN, has been a nurse for 20 years. The current Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) student at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work is part of the emergency department of a hospital in Georgia.

Managing a Disaster, Preparing for a Surge

As the disaster management program manager at LAC+USC Medical Center, nursing alumna Kellyn Pak '02 is ensuring health care workers receive the resources they need.

Don't Stop Fighting: We're All in This Together

Sabrina Bates RN, a Nursing@USC student and nurse at Keck Hospital of USC, was working in the new transport center created by Keck for the purpose of receiving COVID-19 patients, when one of her closest friends was admitted.

Sarah Gehlert Selected as Dean

Dean Sarah Gehlert joins USC on April 15, 2020 from her current post as dean of the University of South Carolina's College of Social Work.

Celebrating Black History Month: African-American Faculty Impacting African-American Communities

We honor Black History Month by highlighting five of our extraordinary African-American faculty who share a commitment to empowering the African-American population and educating the next generation of social work professionals.