Evidence-Based Practice

Institute for Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice

The Institute for Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice at Connecticut Children's Medical Center is dedicated to improving the health of children through nursing research and evidence-based  practice. It embraces innovation, exploration, interdisciplinary collaboration, and translation into practice.

The institute is headed by Jacqueline McGrath, PhD, RN , FNAP, FAAN, in a joint appointment with the University Of Connecticut School Of Nursing. Dr. McGrath is the Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship and a professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Connecticut as well as the Director, Nursing Research, at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

The Institute for Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice has sponsored various nursing research grand rounds, infused evidence base practice into daily practice, encouraged an environment of inquiry and has created opportunities for nurses to participate in research and performance improvement projects.