Annual UCLA Nursing Science and Innovation Conference

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UCLA Health Nursing and School of Nursing will host its 19th Annual Nursing Science and Innovation Conference on May 31 at the UCLA Covel Commons.
This day-long conference will showcase science-based discoveries, best practices and processes, and policy development. This year’s conference theme is “Translating Research into Practice and Policy” – and will include addresses from two nationally recognized nurse scientists.


Morning Plenary Keynote Speaker

Eileen M. Sullivan-Marx, PhD, RN, FAAN
Immediate Past President, American Academy of Nursing Dean & Erline Perkins McGriff Professor, New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing

Title: Lessons Learned from COVID: Policy, Practice, Education


Afternoon Plenary Keynote Speaker

Linda L. Chlan, PhD, RN, ATSF, FAAN
Associate Dean for Nursing Research, Mayo Clinic

Title: The Clinical Practice Setting as a ‘Living Laboratory’: Opportunities for Nurse Scientists to Transform Practice through Research

Date and Time: Wednesday, May 31, 2023, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Location: Covel Commons at UCLA (direction)


  • Park in PSV (see map)
  • Parking permit: Pick up or purchase a parking permit from an attendant OR purchase one from the “Pay-by-Space” kiosks located on the P1 level. You may also purchase a parking permit through the Bruin ePermit PortalPark in any unmarked space. Place the permit on your car dashboard so it is visible through the driver’s side of the windshield.


  • General (non-UCLA): $199
  • UCLA Health Employees: $99

Conference Agenda: Click Here

Continuing Education (CE) Contact Hours:
Nurses will be awarded 5.83 ANCC contact hours for participation in this event.
UCLA Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12511 for 7 contact hours.

Slideshow from the Previous Conference

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Last Updated 4/25/2023