Established in 2005, this endowed lecture series within Neumann University’s Division of Nursing and Health Sciences focuses on the nursing profession by presenting topical issues of interest to nursing alumni and the community. This lecture series is open to Neumann and PGH alumni, students, faculty, staff, parents, and the community.
During its 92 years of operation, the Philadelphia General
Hospital Training School for Nurses graduated 6,000 professional nurses.
Graduates wore the double frill cap, known as the Blockley Frill,
which is an enduring symbol of the prestige and reputation of nurses
who performed the art and science of nursing service and education. The
last patient was discharged from Philadelphia General Hospital on June
Your gift in support of the PGH Nursing Lecture Series will ensure that valuable lectures continue to be offered to our nursing community and beyond. Visit The Neumann Fund giving page to make your gift.
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