Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing


True distinction

Both the University of Toronto and the Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing enjoy a well-earned reputation among the top educators and scholars in the world.

The Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing ranks first among Canadian and US public university nursing faculties in publications and citations, according to U of T’s Performance Indicators for Governance 2010 Summary. The report measures the university’s progress towards long-term goals in a range of teaching and research areas.


  • First second-entry BScN program in the country
  • First nursing Canadian named Chair in the country — held by Dr. Ellen Hodnett
  • First named nursing faculty in the country — Bloomberg
  • First online nursing master’s program — Acute Care NP
  • First in doctoral education — Doctoral Funding Guarantee for every PhD student
  • First in student funding through Schulich admission awards and a broad range of endowed awards
  • First Canadian Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
  • First funded nursing research unit in Canada
  • First in per researcher funding

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