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Educating nurses as change makers

Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

The school’s vision is to transform health care through nursing education and research.

Through a commitment of $100 million, we launched the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at the University of California, Davis. This gift represents the nation’s largest grant for nursing education and aligns with our founders’ vision to improve the quality of patient care.

The school offers a unique approach to



Dean Heather Young shares the vision, inspiration and uniqueness of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing.

nursing education through a comprehensive educational model that incorporates scientific rigor alongside inter-professional training. Its graduates will serve as educators, researchers and leaders who promote health, advance quality of care and safety and shape policy.

In 2010 the school admitted its first classes in master’s and doctorate degree programs. Three years later the school enhanced nurse practitioner and physician assistant programs to offer master’s degrees, given the important role that these positions play in our nation’s new models for providing health care.

The School of Nursing is part of the UC Davis Health System, an integrated, academic health system encompassing UC Davis School of Medicine, the 619-bed-acute-care hospital and clinical services of UC Davis Medical Center and the 800-member physician group known as the UC Davis Medical Group.

Recent Grants

$280,000.00 Feb 2013 Challenge Grant UC Davis Foundation
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Team

Harvey V. Fineberg, M.D., Ph.D., President and Interim Chief Program Officer, Patient Care

Harvey V. Fineberg is the president of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and interim chief program officer for its Patient Care Program. He previously held the Presidential Chair for 2014-2015 as …

Marybeth Sharpe, Ph.D., Program Director, Betty Irene Moore Nursing Initiative and Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

Marybeth oversees the foundation’s Betty Irene Moore Nursing Initiative, a $160 million effort within the Patient Care Program to improve hospital patient safety and care transitions in Northern…

Heather Rosett, Program Associate, Betty Irene Moore Nursing Initiative

Heather is a program associate for the Betty Irene Moore Nursing Initiative. Before joining the foundation, Heather worked as a student research assistant with the Stanford Emergency Department on a t…