20 Awesome Instagram Accounts For Nurses and Nursing Students


Are you looking for Instagram accounts for nurses? Nowadays, there are so many funny, entertaining, and even inspiring Instagram accounts created by nurses for nurses. In the middle of a busy day, they’re a fast way to get your “fun fix” just by simply scrolling through the Instagram feed of your phone.

We’ve curated some of the best Instagram accounts for you below. On the right of each photo, you’ll see some of the interactions and comments from fellow nurses. Follower count is as of writing.

1. @nursesproud

@nurseproud is the account of a website that sells shirts. However, they have one of the largest collections of nursing memes that generate thousands of likes and comments on a daily basis.

Followers: 97.2k

nurses proud

2. @nursesofinstagram

You can tell by the name, @nursesofinstagram is where all nurses from different countries and places meet and relate with each others’ experiences. As they say, “Meeting nurses from around the world❤ ???? No matter where we practice, we can all relate!☺”

Followers: 65.8k

nurses of instagram

3. @instanursing

@instanursing is the Instagram account of Richard Soto RN of the Emergency department. He shares humorous memes, nursing jokes, and inspiring content.

Followers: 50.1k


4. @nursehumorprn

@nursehumorprn posts daily humor for nurses. They have a disclaimer though: “This is humor, we all love our jobs and give our patients 100+ % Laughs make it easier. If you get butt hurt easily, this is not your page.”

Followers: 56.2k


5. @nursinglol

As the name suggests, @nursinglol specializes in nursing humor. “When your a nurse there is a lot of OMG and WTF moments, but it is all the LOL and ???? that make it all worthwhile.”

Followers: 44.1k


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6. @nursingschool

@nursingschool is specially for nursing students who are trying to survive nursing school. “Nursing school… tough but rewarding! Pictures, quotes, & some humor to remind you why you chose to do it in the first place”

Followers: 38.8k

nursing school

7. @medjobbers

Need a job? This Instagram account not just posts daily nursing humor. It also posts job openings in different states. @medjobbers is a great Instagram account to follow if you’re in the market for a new job.

Followers: 35.1k


8. @nursemendoza

Do you want to follow (the Instagram account of) a hot and tatted male nurse? If yes, @nursemendoza is for you. “GentlemanByDay MurseByNight TattedByChoice”

Followers: 31.1k

Nurse mendoza

9. @thekatieduke

@katieduke is the personal account of Katie Duke, NY Med star. If you haven’t heard of her yet, she’s somewhat of a celebrity in the nursing world. Her Instagram posts are inspiring, relatable, and fun. Follow this account to share in Katie Duke’s real-life adventures.

Followers: 29.5k


Also Read: Social Media Do’s and Don’ts: 10 Tips for Nurses

10. @nursingschoolproblems

@nursingschoolproblems is the Instagram account of Anastacia, a fellow nursing student.  Get to share your nursing school woes by following this account.  Her profile picture is particularly funny.

I’m Anastasia. Spring 14′ BSN, RN grad????from UC????. Here I will share my experiences & you can share yours. You are not alone. We are a family.”

Followers: 27.4k

nursing school problems

11. @snarkynurses

Snarktastic nurses are in the house! “Love our jobs but inappropriate humor keeps us sane.”

Followers: 22.3k

snarky nurses

12. @fabulousrn1

@fabulousrn1 shares funny nursing memes and jokes. “Nurses are fabulous. Fucking fabulous.”

While this Instagram account shares the usual nursing memes, we also love her personal photos that still find a connection to nursing. Here’s @fabulousrn1’s dinner that morphed into a pair of lungs. Hilarious!

Followers: 20.7k


13. @nurselifern

If you’re tired of seeing the same nursing memes over and over again, you’ll like @nurselifern. “All memes are original unless stated otherwise.”

Followers: 15.4k

nurse life

14. @nursingproblems

@nursingproblems shares common woes of nurses everywhere. “Just your daily dose of nursing love & humor”

This particular post made us LOL.

Followers: 15.1k


15. @nursedeal

@nursedeal is proud to be a nurse. Follow this Instagram account for your daily dose of Nursing Memes and Quotes.

Followers: 15k

Nurse deal

16. @scrubsmag

If you like the Scrubs Mag website, you’ll want to follow their Instagram account too. The Nurse’s Guide to Good Living!”

Followers: 10.9k


17. @nurse_crush

@nurse_crush is the Instagram account of a nursing clothing website. Still, they share a lot of nursing memes that you won’t find anywhere.

Followers: 9,163

nurse crush

18. @thatnursebert

Check out @thatnursebert to follow a fun nurse on Instagram. His bio reads “Nursing adventures, true stories and other mischief. Texas. Twenty years as a LVN. Army veteran. I love Shiner Bock. Organ donation saves lives.”

Followers: 8,474


19. @nursidosis

@nursidosis is the Instagram account of Frank Trujillo RN. We HIGHLY recommend this Instagram account as it shares loads of nursing information you can learn from.

We love his hand-drawn tips like below. You can even make requests! And for those looking for jobs, @nursidosis also posts the occasional job opening.

Followers: 7,643


20. @fortheloveofscrubs

This Instagram account is for the nursing fashionista!

Unlike other Instagram accounts that are on Instagram to sell nursing clothing, @fortheloveofscrubs is simply a nurse who LOVES scrubs and posts about it. She shares cute nursing scrubs, shoes, bags, and accessories.

Welcome to For The Love of Scrubs. I’m sharing my love for the finest Scrubs, Labs and Accessories around! “The Next Generation of Scrubs!” ????????????

Followers: 6,564

for the love of scrubs

Also Read: 15 Awesome Nurses To Follow You Should On Pinterest

11. BONUS: @nursebuff

And of course, we can’t forget our own @nursebuff Instagram account. We’re still new to Instagram so please help us build our following. We need your support! 🙂


Iff you want to see more nursing-related photos on Instagram, simply check out these popular nursing hashtags:


Did we miss out on any other cool Instagram accounts or hashtags? If you have recommendations, just drop by our FB page and give us a shoutout. We’d love to hear from you!