Men in Nursing

Encouraging men to choose pediatric nursing

Men in Pediatric Nursing

Only about 10% of nurses are male. Even fewer work in the pediatric specialty:

  • Fewer than 2% of the 30,000+ Certified Pediatric Nurses in the U.S. are male.
  • A little more than 2% of 18,000+ Pediatric Nurse Practitioners in the U.S. and Canada are male.


We need more men in pediatrics! Here's how you can help:

Men in Pediatric Nursing Posters

Watch and share this in-depth video interviewing men in pediatric nursing at Duke University. They discuss their career paths, the rewards of working as a pediatric nurse, and much more. Thank you to the Duke Chapter of the American Assembly of Men in Nursing for recording this event! 

Men in Pediatric Nursing Video at Duke University