National Caring Science Affiliates of WCSI

Distinguished Affiliate
Academic Caring Science Affiliates

Distinguished Affiliates are more advanced organizations demonstrating required, plus additional exemplary indicators.  Find out more.
All current Affiliates warrant designation, in that each, in some unique way has excelled in implementing both original and advanced Caring Science/Caritas programs. As visionary leaders of Watson’s Caring Science you are paving the way to transform self and systems from inside out, demonstrating exceptional human caring-healing and health for our healthcare and for our world.
Jean Watson

How to Become a WCSI Affiliate

To become an National Caring Science Affiliate, an organization must demonstrate deep-rooted and sustainable commitment to integrating caring science within practices and policies, seeking to transform and broaden the notion of health and healing for its staff as well as the patients, families and communities it serves.

Over the past several years, WCSI in partnership with CNO Affiliate leaders, new caring science criteria have been established, validating authentic, whole-person/whole-system caring science practices, research and scholarship.

Interested in Affiliation?

Please contact Dianne Reid, Program Enrichment Director for more information.

Value of Caring Science Implementation

Listen to WCSI Affiliates discuss the metrics and evidence on the value of implementation of Caring Science into practice settings.

Dale E. Beatty, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Stanford Health Care speaks with Jacqueline Attlesey-Pries, MS, RN, CENP Vice President of Operations, Chief Nursing Officer, Boulder Community Health with Jean Watson, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, LL (AAN), Grissel Hernandez, PhD, MPH, RN, HNB-BC, Stanford Health Care, and Sarah E. Wise, BSN, RN, Boulder Community Health.