About Goldfarb School of Nursing

Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing has been educating nurses for over 100 years. Goldfarb is committed to transforming today's superior nursing candidates into tomorrow's prolific nurse leaders.

Our Mission

  • To prepare exceptional nurse leaders in an academic learner-centered environment.

  • To be a national academic leader in nursing education, research and scholarship.

Our Vision

Listen as Dr. Angela Clark, Maxine and Bob Fox President, introduces herself and gives you a glimpse into the vision for Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing.

The Time is Now!


Our BJC Values


We promise to care about you.


We promise to treat you with dignity.


We promise to be our best.


We promise to keep you safe.


We promise to partner with you.

Our Purpose

Committed to Our Mission

  • Provide a learning-centered educational environment that respects and values the diversity of all persons
  • Advance and disseminate knowledge to continuously improve nursing education, nursing practice and patient care outcomes
  • Promote intra/interprofessional education for collaborative practice
  • Facilitate the development of nurses who, within their scope of practice, provide safe, compassionate and ethical care in diverse communities
  • Foster lifelong learning and reflective, professional practice
  • Develop professional nurses to assume leadership and advanced practice roles to improve health care in their communities
  • Improve the provision of nursing through evidence-based practice that incorporates the best evidence, professional expertise and patient and family values
  • Practice to promote skills, patient safety, improved outcomes and access to information for clinical decision-making through an accountable use of technology
  • Influence global healthcare through developing professional nurses who understand the social, political and economic forces impacting the provision of care and who actively participate in efforts to improve healthcare policy
Ethics Statement

What We Follow

Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing makes every effort to ensure the following:

  • An environment in which students, faculty, staff and administration are accepted for their own worth and dignity
  • Active support of scholarly endeavors that contribute to excellence in clinical practice and education
  • Compliance with discipline-specific ethical codes and practice standards and to the BJC HealthCare Code of Conduct
Ethics Statement

Shared Responsibility

Members of the community — students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni — share in the responsibility to support the School’s mission as an institution of higher education. Each member is expected to respect the purposes of the College, the goals of its programs and the views of its members.

The College community is governed by what ought to be rather than by what is. Each member is responsible for repudiating all forms of academic and intellectual dishonesty, treating each other with respect and dignity and acting with concern for the safety and well-being of all.

Inquiry, discourse and dissent within the ordered academic environment are key elements within the School. The community is supportive of democratic and lawful procedures, dedicated to the use of problem-solving approaches, open to change and committed to the institution’s historical values and traditions.

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