Florence Nightingale's London | September 29 - October 6, 2020

Travel with Lorraine Frazier, PHD, RN, FAAN, FAHA; Dean, Columbia University School of Nursing; Mary O’Neil Mundinger Professor of Nursing; and Senior Vice President, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, as we celebrate the bicentenary of Florence Nightingale's birth, and the Year of the Nurse and Midwife. Join alumni and friends from September 29 - October 6, 2020, for this special opportunity to explore London and to learn about the enduring history of Florence Nightingale.

Two centuries from her birth, the legacy of Florence Nightingale flourishes in the dynamic London of today. Walk in the footsteps of this nursing pioneer on a tour through the city, which she called home. From visiting buildings that she frequented to exploring Nightingale’s prolific legacy, our visit will take us through the city’s lesser known historical gems, with exclusive access to must-see sights along the way. Discover the struggles of pioneering nurses with curated visits to exceptional museums featuring temporary exhibitions reflecting on Nightingale’s impact. Marvel at the rich history of London with tours through its most iconic buildings, including Westminster Abbey and St. Paul’s Cathedral. From uncovering archival records and exploring Florence Nightingale’s home to behind-the-scenes access at the world’s best museums and the iconic Houses of Parliament, old classics and new favorites enchant viewers on this bespoke London discovery.

Space is limited. Please contact the Alumni Travel Study office at 866-325-8664 or travelstudy@columbia.edu for more details and to reserve your place today.