The Yale School of Nursing has always been committed to the confluence of research, practice, and education. The faculty believes in practicing what it teaches, and teaching what it practices. As a result, students work alongside clinically active faculty members, senior nurse researchers, and experts in health care policy. The array of faculty expertise is vital to the accomplishment of the School's mission and curricular goals. This approach is unique among programs in graduate education in nursing. Masters programs are offered in: Adult Advanced Practice Nursing, with Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist, and Oncology Nurse Practitioner; Adult Nurse Practitioner; Family Nurse Practitioner; Gerontological Nurse Practitioner; Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner; Women's Health Nurse Practitioner; Nurse-Midwifery; Pediatric Nurse Practitioner; Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, with a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner option.