Below is the official statement regarding the death of allnurses.com 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 allnurses.com, September 12, 2015We are deeply saddened by the unexpected death of Brian Short, founder of allnurses.com. 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.