Working towards optimal health for all older adults

National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence

Welcome to NHCGNE

NHCGNE is a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to enhance and sustain the capacity and competency of nurses to provide quality care to older adults.

We build upon the legacy of The John A. Hartford Foundation, which represents the gold standard of excellence in gerontology. Join us for the opportunity to build your institution into a gerontological nursing powerhouse.

NHCGNE is a specialty organization dedicated to optimal health and quality of life for older adults.

October 27-29, 2020

2020 NHCGNE Virtual Leadership Conference


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New Member Benefit!!!
NHCGNE has entered a partnership with Springer Publishing. NHCGNE members will now receive a 35% discount on Springer Publication Books. This is a great opportunity for our members. Login to access the discount code! Questions? Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
New Member Program!!!
The NHCGNE Board of Directors and Mentor Committee is excited to announce the call for the first cohort of NHCGNE’s Mentor Program. The purpose of this program is to provide support and guidance to NHCGNE Members who are late-stage PhD Students, Post-Docs or Early-Career Faculty.

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Welcome to NHCGNE
Support from the John A. Hartford Foundation ended in 2016. In our commitment to continue the legacy of these generous years of funding, which provided the impetus for the ascendance of the discipline of gerontologic nursing, NHCGNE is spearheading a fundraising campaign to continue to support operations of the NHCGNE. Your gift will ensure our parents, grandparents and loved ones all get the very best, researched-based gerontological nursing care available.