Mission statement


To advance social justice, health and nursing practice through innovative pedagogy, research and community engagement.


Support and improve the health and well-being of diverse communities.


  • Access to excellence
  • Care and respect
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Action-oriented social change
  • Social justice


  • Student-centered success
  • Innovative teaching, curricula and scholarship
  • Community engagement and reciprocal partnerships
  • Interdisciplinary approaches
  • Critical consciousness and reflective practice
  • Local to global practice
  • Advocacy

Strategic pillars

  • Increase access to educational excellence and opportunity & improve existing program quality
  • Identify, measure and illuminate our strengths and impacts to multiple stakeholders
  • Bolster financial and operational innovation and sustainability
  • Build core teams, synergies and community between the School of Nursing & Health Studies, across schools at UW Bothell, across the UW campuses and communities.