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Nursing at Northwestern Memorial

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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 Memorial. You also may reference our Nursing Annual Report 2011.

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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

Our 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.

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, qualities we look for in our nursing professionals and opportunities for student nurses.

Student Nurse Information

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

Contact Us

Office of Professional Practice & Development
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E. Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60622

Last UpdateJanuary 25, 2013