Palomar Health and USD Nursing Announce Historic Partnership

Palomar Health -- Palomar Health’s Center for Nursing Excellence and the University of San Diego (USD) Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science have formed a historic research partnership dedicated to building new knowledge, innovations and improving quality of care.

The partnership between California’s largest Magnet-recognized public health district and one of the top graduate nursing schools in the country will integrate nursing research at a system-wide level at all Palomar Health facilities and provide quality training for a greatly increased number of PhD nurse scientists and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs).

The Palomar and USD nursing partnership aims to become a national model of collaboration, assuring that nurses actualize their roles to the highest levels of their education as recommended in a recent, widely-acclaimed Institute of Medicine Future of Nursing report. (Full Story