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Nursing excellence through a culture of care
At Northwell Health, we offer professional development for nurses through numerous activities, programs and opportunities—ensuring our nurses exemplify our "culture of care" every moment of every day. 

About nursing at Northwell

Nursing at Northwell is all about excellence—and excellence is alive and thriving at our 6 Magnet® facilities and numerous other award-winning locations. Our culture of shared governance fosters teamwork and communication to ensure that everyone's voice is heard. Through teamwork, an empowered clinical environment and staff who care about each other and our patients, we proudly care for a wide range of populations throughout the health system, from the tiniest of patients to those with the wisdom of many years lived.

Our professional development opportunities are structured to enhance our ability to live our values and always provide top notch care to patients and families. They include a vast array of easily accessible continuing education offerings, career development programs and academic progression partnerships.

Maureen White, RN

Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive
Northwell Health

quotation mark “We've created a professional practice environment to advance the art and science of nursing through the melding of nursing practice, research and education. To achieve maximum outcomes in these areas, all three components must work in collaboration with one another.”
Maureen White, RN

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