Nursing at Northwestern


We are a family of great people dedicated to the art and science of nursing. This is a place where patients come first, and we find the very best nurses who blend research, knowledge and technology with individualized, compassionate care. Our excellence in nursing practice, exemplary quality outcomes, and our environment that fosters shared leadership and decision making are the components that make Northwestern Memorial a Magnet organization for Nursing. Explore our site to learn more about nursing at Northwestern Medicine. You also may reference Northwestern Memorial's Nursing Annual Report 2014.

A Magnet Organization

Magnet status is awarded to organizations that demonstrate excellence in nursing practice, exemplary quality outcomes and an environment that fosters shared leadership and decision-making.

Our Framework for Nursing Practice

The Northwestern Memorial framework for practice is based on the work of Virginia Henderson and places the patient at the center of care delivery.

Nursing Strategic Plan

Nursing’s strategic plan reflects our vision for advancing nursing excellence in alignment with the goals and objectives of Northwestern Memorial.


Meet our leadership team of highly qualified executives with diverse backgrounds and skill sets.

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Professional Development Opportunities

Explore the wide variety of professional development opportunities and career paths within the nursing profession that we offer at Northwestern Memorial Hospital though employee profiles. 

Awards and Recognition

Get to know how our nurses are recognized nationally and internationally for their outstanding contributions to improving the value of healthcare.

Life at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Learn about our areas of practice, the NMH Transition Into Practice model and qualities we look for in our nursing professionals.

Student Nurse Information

Discover the numerous opportunities available to nursing students who are committed to providing exceptional patient care.

Alumni Affairs

The goal of Nursing School Alumni Affairs is to help all nursing graduates stay up-to-date with the latest Northwestern Memorial Hospital news and in-touch with fellow alumni.

Contact Us

Office of Professional Practice & Development 
Northwestern Memorial Hospital 
251 East Huron Street 
Feinberg 2-713 
Chicago, IL 60611 

Support Our Nursing Program

You can easily support Northwestern Memorial by donating to different areas of care including nursing.