Founding and Executive Editor: Bryan B. Whaley, University of San Francisco―Communication
Associate Editors: Jyu-Lin Chen, University of California, San Francisco—Nursing
  Brenda Clark, Mayo Clinic―Nursing
  Jie Deng, University of Pennsylvania―Nursing
  Erin Donovan, University of Texas at Austin―Communication
  Linda Gerson, Johns Hopkins University―Nursing
  Erin Grinshteyn, University of San Francisco―Public Health
  Sunny Kim, Arizona State University―Communication
  Soo Young Lee, Stanford Hospital―Nursing
  Anne Nicotera, George Mason University―Communication
  Devon Noonan, Duke University―Nursing
  Bethany Andrews Rhoten, Vanderbilt University―Nursing
  Anne Stone, Rollins College―Communication
  Maria Venetis, Rutgers University―Communication
  Lorraine Walker, University of Texas at Austin―Nursing
  Lois Wessel, Georgetown University―Nursing
Associate Editors―Copy: Suzanne Burdick, University of Texas at Austin―Communication
  Lisa Lommel, University of California, San Francisco―Nursing
  Lane Schwager, George Mason University―Communication
Associate Editors―Production: Yvette Vega, University of San Francisco

Nursing Communication, a peer-reviewed, on-line, open access journal, publishes the finest empirical research concerning the communicative behavior of nurses. Scholars of communication, nursing, medicine, public health, psychology, sociology, and other related fields of study are invited to submit manuscripts. Contributors have three options: original research/major article, research brief, and literature review. Investigations employing any empirical method―with a sound experimental design―are considered. Nursing Communication publishes semi-annually.

Current Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1 (2021)

Original Research/Major Article


Editor's Preamble
Bryan B. Whaley

Literature Review


Social Support in Nursing: A Review of the Literature
Erin E. Donovan and Mackenzie R. Greenwell


Nurses Communicating Risk: Strategies from the Literature
Laura Anderko, Devon Noonan, and Julie E. Volkman


Patient Simulation: Applying an Interdisciplinary Health Communication Lens
Michael P. Pagano, Eileen R. O'Shea, and Alana McIlowie