2015 John P. McGovern Award Winner IPEC Institute Reaching Capacity Tell Us About Your Faculty Development Needs 2015 Fall Meeting Featured Speaker
2015 John P. McGovern Award Winner

This year’s winner is Dr. Dzau, who will be honored for his distinguished record of scholarship, skill, and service.

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IPEC Institute Reaching Capacity

Assemble your team now and register for the 2015 Fall IPEC Institute: Building a Framework for Collaboration before spots run out!

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Tell Us About Your Faculty Development Needs

As part of our ongoing commitment to provide faculty with professional development, valuable services, and networking opportunities, AACN would like your input.

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2015 Fall Meeting Featured Speaker

Join us at the Fall Meeting where Dr. Brown, RN, will share her thoughts about the importance of nurses and the media and why their stories must be told.

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October 23-24, 2015
Organizational Leadership Network (OLN) Program JW Marriot, Washington, DC
October 24-27, 2015
Fall Semiannual Meeting JW Marriott, Washington, DC
November 18-19, 2015
Fall Executive Development Series Buena Vista Palace, Orlando, FL
November 18, 2015
National Nursing Informatics Deep Dive Pre-Conference Program Buena Vista Palace, Orlando, FL
November 19, 2015
Instructional Leadership Network (ILN) Program Buena Vista Palace, Orlando, FL

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June 29, 2015
AACN Mourns the Loss of Former President Rachel Booth Rachel Z. Booth, PhD, Professor and Dean Emerita of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing, and former President of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), died June 24, 2015. She was the third dean of the UAB School of Nursing, serving in that position from 1987 until her retirement in 2005. Dr. Booth served as AACN President from 1994 to 1996.
June 23, 2015
Gold Foundation & AACN Provide New Funding for White Coat Ceremonies Building on the success of last year’s collaboration, The Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APGF) and AACN are pleased to announce that new funding is available to nursing schools wishing to initiate a White Coat Ceremony in Fall 2015. Designed to promote the importance of compassionate care, a White Coat Ceremony is traditionally held at the beginning on an academic year to welcome and initiate new nursing students, while underscoring the importance of humanistic, patient-centered care.
June 10, 2015
AACN Applauds New Legislation to Secure Future Investments in Nursing Education & Practice AACN expresses great appreciation to Representatives Lois Capps (D-CA) and David Joyce (R-OH), co-chairs of the House Nursing Caucus, for introducing the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act (H.R. 2713). Keeping America healthy demands an investment in the nursing workforce, including clinicians that provide direct patient care and the faculty who educate them. As the largest segment of the healthcare workforce, nurses are central to the team of providers who create, maintain, and promote a patient-centered healthcare delivery system.
May 28, 2015
AACN President Addresses the IOM Evaluation Committee on the Future of Nursing Report At a public forum held in Washington, DC, AACN President Eileen Breslin presented remarks before the Committee for the Evaluation of the Impact of the Institute of Medicine Report on The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health.
May 11, 2015
AACN Selects Firm to Conduct National Study on Nursing’s Role within AHCs AACN pleased to announce that Manatt Health Solutions, the interdisciplinary policy and business advisory division of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, has been selected to conduct a national survey and assessment on how to best position nursing schools to thrive within academic health centers (AHCs).
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Eboni Harris
University of
South Carolina

The Johnson & Johnson/AACN Minority Nurse Faculty Scholars program supports graduate nursing students aspiring to be future faculty. Meet the winners and read more...







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