USF Health College of Nursing
A World Class Nursing Program
Welcome to the University of South Florida's premier nursing program, the USF Health College of Nursing.
We live by our mission – Transforming Healthcare, Transforming Lives: Creating the Nursing Leaders of Tomorrow and the Research that Improves Health. This is a world-class program shaping the nursing profession as demonstrated by our rankings, our faculty and staff who are committed to student success. [READ MORE]
In Memoriam: Patricia Burns, PhD
Former USF Nursing Dean Patricia Burns, PhD, a consummate leader and formidable advocate for her beloved nursing profession, who helped lay the foundation for a nationally prominent USF College of Nursing, and played a key collaborative role in establishing what is now USF Health, passed away Sept. 21. Dr. Burns, who was also a USF Health senior associate vice president, was 77.
"I was saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Pat Burns,” said USF System President Judy Genshaft. “Dr. Burns was instrumental in building the College and laying the groundwork for our strong trajectory in National Institutes of Health funding. She was an early advocate for the kind of interdisciplinary education and teamwork that is crucial for modern-day health care and is a point of distinction for USF Health."Read More