Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College, an academic center of nursing excellence in the Washington University Medical Center, advances learning, research and innovation that lead to improved health outcomes for the populations and varied communities we serve.

To achieve a national leadership position as demonstrated by:

  • Prominence in select high need, high impact, fundable areas of translational research in collaboration with our partners.
  • Innovative educational approaches and curricula that address the changing needs in healthcare.
    o Advancement of leadership in all forms of simulation technology.
    o Unmatched preparation for evidence-based practice.
    o Development of practice, research, and academic leaders in their chosen
  • Contributions to improving the health of the community, particularly the underserved.
  • Diversity in all its forms evidenced in our students, faculty, and staff.