Brian Short News


Below is the official statement regarding the death of Founder, Brian Short. Some of you may have seen an earlier statement posted here that contained additional information. We have removed that statement because we are committed to protecting the privacy of all concerned. Thank you for your support. We are committed to pursuing the allnurses mission and supporting our community. Thank you for your continued support.

Official Statement Regarding Passing of Brian Short, Founder of, September 12, 2015

We are deeply saddened by the unexpected death of Brian Short, founder of We respectfully request that you grant the company's employees, friends, families and associates privacy during this difficult time. allnurses will continue to support nursing professionals by providing an unparalleled peer-to-peer online community where they can share experiences and learn from and support one another.

Please use this thread to post your comments of condolence and gratitude for Brian who created this wonderful nursing community that has benefited so many.


562 Posts

I read this news earlier this evening. May they all RIP.

OrganizedChaos, LVN

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Specializes in M/S, LTC, Corrections, PDN & drug rehab. Has 10 years experience.

This is such sad news. Prayers go out to everyone.

Specializes in LTC.

I read this just now on facebook. Prayers go out to all touched by this.


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Specializes in MCH,NICU,NNsy,Educ,Village Nursing.

Such a tragedy! I'm so sorry for this loss for those who knew and loved him/his family.


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Specializes in Oncology; medical specialty website.

Words fail me in situations like this. I hope the extended family members are able to find comfort.

FlyingScot, RN

2,016 Posts

Specializes in Peds/Neo CCT,Flight, ER, Hem/Onc. Has 28 years experience.

I posted something I thought was very nice and it was removed. I'm not sure why. Would you mind returning it to this thread if you think it's appropriate because I'm not sure I can replicate it?

allnurses Guide


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Specializes in Adult Internal Medicine. Has 12 years experience.

Brian created something with that has left a positive impact on the nursing profession and the future of nursing. He will be remembered with deep respect for his role in that. We are all shocked and saddened by this news.


775 Posts

My condolences to those who knew and loved him.


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Specializes in public health, women's health, reproductive health.

I posted in this thread and it disappeared.

Again, I'm so sorry for such a tragedy. My condolences go out to the extended family.

prmenrs, RN

4,565 Posts

Specializes in NICU, Infection Control. Has 42 years experience.

Heartbroken. And mystified.

Emergent, RN

2 Articles; 4,109 Posts

Specializes in ER. Has 30 years experience.

What? I'm shocked and saddened beyond belief! I'm so sorry.

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