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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

College of Nursing

Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow
Educating the Next Diverse Leaders in Healthcare

Education

Mission

The mission of the College of Nursing is to foster an environment of excellence in the education of professional nurses. Graduates of the program are prepared as leaders who are empowered to influence health policy and provide culturally competent care to a diverse urban population. Faculty contribute to nursing knowledge through advancements in clinical practice, scholarly endeavors and research.

Vision

The vision of the College of Nursing is to become a nationally recognized College of Nursing that is known for leadership in nursing education and contributes to the advancement of the nursing profession.