The Bring Diversity to Nursing Project is funded by the U.S. DHHS, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Health Professions, Division of Nursing and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
The mission of the BDN project is to
Read about the BDN Endowment Fund.
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