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Faculty Priorities

With your support, we can empower our nursing leaders through enhancing and building capacity in our faculty priorities that focus on research, education,and community engagement. 

Faculty of Nursing Impact Fund

Allows the faculty to invest in priority research and strategic initiatives. These funds can support priority projects in the areas of student learning and practice, research and scholarship, and community engagement

Faculty of Nursing Endowment

Supports long-term and sustainable program enhancements; offers faculty and student support

Preparing Today's Nurses for Tomorrow's World

Clinical, Simulation and Experiential Learning

Advancing nursing education through clinical, simulation and experiential learning - fundamental to producing proficient and confident nursing professionals and leading to enhanced patient care and safety

Teaching and Learning in Nursing

Expanding research and practice to better understand and improve nursing students' learning 

UCalgary Nursing Emerging Leaders Program

Creating leadership spirit and opportunities, motivating nurses to use their education, creativity and experience to develop modern solutions for improved patient care across the lifespan and transformed health systems

Undergraduate and Graduate Student Awards

Empowering our nursing leaders through scholarships, bursaries and fellowships 

Nursing Research for Social Impact

Child Health and Wellness Nursing Research

Expanding nursing leadership by enhancing research capacity, advancing skills and expertise and moving into emerging areas of child health and wellness

Faculty Research and Scholarship Development Grants

Encouraging and supporting innovations in nursing teaching, research or practice

Health Systems Transformation Nursing Research

Exploring research into the leadership challenges and opportunities involved in transforming health systems

Nursing Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Building and supporting acquired knowledge and skills to creatively generate and develop new ways of working, drawing on technologies, systems, theories and associated partners/ stakeholders to further elevate and evaluate nursing practice

Patient-Oriented Nursing Research

Increasing nursing research around patient engagement, including caregivers and families as partners in the research process

Priority Research Fund in Nursing

Providing flexibility to support research projects that address new health challenges in the community

Nursing Professorships, Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships

Empowering our nursing research leaders through awards and fellowships 

Collaborative Partnerships for Resilient Communities

Global and Local Strategic Priorities

Committing to building collaborative partnerships to advance equity and improve the health of people in marginalized settings locally and globally

Marguerite Schumacher Memorial Alumni Lecture Endowment

Celebrating inspirational nursing alumni leaders each year in memory of Marguerite Schumacher, first dean of the UCalgary Nursing

Rural and Remote Nursing Training and Development

Contributing to rural and remote health by working to increase the number of registered nurses in Alberta educated in those communities

Senior Adult and Long-Term Care

Building capacity to elevate the health and wellness of older adults and better inform public policy on issues pertaining to Alberta's aging population

UCalgary Nursing Indigenous Initiatives

Integrating Indigenous history into curriculum, recognizing the value of Indigenous health practices, understanding Indigenous rights and increasing the number of Indigenous registered nurses

UCalgary Nursing Mental Health and Wellness

Creating and implementing upstream proactive programming for undergraduate students to support and foster their mental health and wellness 

Ways to Give

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Cheques made payable to the University of Calgary, accompanied by a letter stating where you wish your donation to be designated, may be directed to: UCalgary Nursing Advancement PF2220b, 2500 University Drive N.W. Calgary, AB Canada T2N 1N4

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