Summer Seminar Registration Now Open Special Conference Discount Rate for Members Submit Your Nominations Today! New Headquarters Coming Soon for AACN Thank You to All Our Members
Summer Seminar Registration Now Open

This summer event provides chief academic nursing administrators and senior faculty leadership development strategies in a setting far away from the pressures of daily academia.

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Special Conference Discount Rate for Members

Don't miss your chance to save $50! Secure your spot at this discounted rate by registering before May 31.

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Submit Your Nominations Today!

AACN Awards recognize individuals and organizations for their outstanding achievements in support of the nursing profession.

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New Headquarters Coming Soon for AACN

This August, AACN is moving it's headquarters and website!

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Thank You to All Our Members

800 Schools, 18,000+ Faculty, 450,000+ Students, ONE association! Thank you to our members for your drive for excellence in academic nursing!


The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is the national voice for America's
baccalaureate-and higher-degree nursing education.

UPCOMING EVENTS

July 23-26, 2017
Summer Seminar: Adapting to the Uncertainty in Academic Nursing: Building Effective Teams Mountain Thunder Lodge, Breckenridge, Colorado
October 27-28, 2017
Organizational Leadership Network (OLN) Program JW Marriott Washington, Washington, DC
October 28-31, 2017
Fall Semiannual Meeting* JW Marriott Washington, Washington, DC
November 15-16, 2017
Fall Executive Development Series* Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel, Atlanta, GA
November 15-16, 2017
Faculty Development Conference* Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel, Atlanta, GA

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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

May 5, 2017
Task Force Updates and Opportunities for Member Feedback As part of the work to advance AACN’s new Strategic Plan, AACN established 5 Task Forces in 2016. Please note the information below on reports and opportunities for member feedback. Final task force reports and position statements will be presented to membership at the 2017 Fall Semiannual and 2018 Spring Annual Meetings. View AACN Task Forces feedback opportunities for membership. Final Reports will be presented to membership at the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 Annual Meetings.
May 2, 2017
AACN Applauds the Gold Foundation for Continued Funding for White Coat Ceremonies For the fourth consecutive year, The Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APGF) and AACN are partnering to promote compassionate care by sponsoring White Coat Ceremonies at schools of nursing across the nation. This year, APGF is providing $50,000 to support events designed to instill a commitment to humanistic, patient-centered care among nursing students beginning their studies this fall.
April 27, 2017
Schwartz Center and AACN Receive Macy Grant to Launch Compassion Scholars Program The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare, a national leader in the movement to strengthen and sustain the human connection at the heart of healthcare, and AACN have received a $33,000 grant from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation to develop a Compassion Scholars Program.
March 20, 2017
Membership Approves Position Statement on Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in Academic Nursing During the business meeting of AACN’s Spring Annual Meeting (held March 20, 2017 in Washington, DC), an overwhelming majority of members in attendance voted to adopt the Position Statement on Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in Academic Nursing.
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Featured Resource

 
New Era for Academic Nursing Report

AACN is pleased to announce the release of a new report titled Advancing Healthcare Transformation: A New Era for Academic Nursing, which addresses how baccalaureate and higher degree schools of nursing can amplify their role in improving health and health care at the local, state, and national levels. Read Moremore