Celebrating 50 Years of Nurse-Midwifery Education at Georgetown

Join Georgetown University School of Nursing as it celebrates five decades of training nurse-midwives to provide primary care to individuals across the lifespan as well as during the labor, birth and postpartum periods; manage sexual and reproductive health and gynecologic health; provide family planning services and preconception care; and manage the care of newborns up to one month.

Celebrating 50 Years 1973 to 2023

Save the Date!

50th Anniversary of Midwifery Education Symposium and Celebration

Saturday, October 7, 2023

Healey Family Student Center, Georgetown University

This afternoon symposium will be followed by an evening reception.

Please check back for additional details.

History of Nurse-Midwifery Program Reveals a Lasting Commitment to Community Care and Political Advocacy

In its first two decades of existence, Georgetown University School of Nursing Nurse-Midwifery Program achieved remarkable success in providing perinatal care to the D.C. community and advocating for the profession of midwifery.

Read More About the Program’s Early Years

Nurse-Midwifery Alumna on a Mission to Improve Maternal Health in Zanzibar

Driven by the belief that women should not have to risk their lives if they become pregnant, nurse-midwifery alum Nafisa Jiddawi (NHS’14) returned to her home country, Tanzania, to establish the nation’s first holistic wellness center dedicated to women’s health promotion and disease prevention.

Read More About the Center She Founded

Calendar of Events

All Upcoming Events

Open Access Workshop from DMLMar. 28

  • 12:00 pm
  • Dahlgren Memorial Library Webinar

Georgetown Nursing Blood DriveMar. 31

  • 10:00 am
  • Simulation Center, Basement level of St. Mary’s Hall

Virtual Lenten Ignatian ExamenApr. 3

  • 12:05 pm
  • Virtual Zoom Event