McMaster University

McMaster University

About the School of Nursing

School of Nursing Nurses working in the field

Our Vision

Advancing health and well-being through excellence in nursing.

Our Mission

Transforming lives through nurturing relationships and evidence-informed innovations in nursing research, education, and practice.


Value Statements

Excellence: Excellence is realized through scientific inquiry, leadership, mentoring, and continuous improvement.


Respect: We recognize the worth of individuals and their ideas, and demonstrate that respect through action.


Caring: Caring involves meaningful relationships, which lead to positive outcomes.


Creativity: Creativity fuels innovation in education, research, and healthcare delivery.


Diversity, Inclusivity & Equity: Diversity should be celebrated, inclusivity must be expected, and achieving equity for all is imperative.


Cultural Competency & Safety: Cultural competency and safety are integral to embedding the principle of equity into everything we do.


Civic & Global Engagement: We participate in civic and global engagement through collaboration with communities that build and sustain just societies.


June 5, 2017


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