Unlocking the Power of Collaboration Join AACN for the Baccalaureate Education Conference New Holistic Review Tool Kit Registration Now Open for GANES Conference
Unlocking the Power of Collaboration

Join us at this year’s Fall Meeting where health futurist Dr. Jeffrey Bauer will address the evolution of healthcare and practical approaches to improving the health of the nation.

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Join AACN for the Baccalaureate Education Conference

Register today! Early bird registration ends Nov. 4

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New Holistic Review Tool Kit

See the latest resource for holistic review, an effective admissions strategy that assesses an applicant’s unique experiences alongside traditional measures of academic achievement.

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Registration Now Open for GANES Conference

Join us for the third international conference where key issues in nursing education, cross-border partnerships, and global health issues will be addressed.

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baccalaureate-and higher-degree nursing education.


October 28-29, 2016
Organizational Leadership Network (OLN) Program JW Marriot Washington, Washington, DC
October 29 - November 1, 2016
Fall Semiannual Meeting JW Marriot Washington, Washington, DC
November 16-17, 2016
Fall Executive Development Series (EDS) Anaheim Marriot, Anaheim, CA
November 16-17, 2016
Faculty Development Conference Hilton Anaheim, Anaheim, CA
November 17, 2016
Instructional Leadership Network (ILN) Program Anaheim Marriott, Anaheim, CA

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October 20, 2016
AACN Appoints New Chiefs and Special Advisors AACN is pleased to announce the appointments of Dr. Joan Stanley as Chief Academic Officer and Dr. Suzanne Miyamoto as Chief Policy Officer. These nurse leaders are filling newly created roles on AACN's executive leadership team, which includes Dr. Deborah Trautman as President and Chief Executive Officer, Jennifer Ahearn as Chief Operating Officer, and Robert Rosseter as Chief Communications Officer. In addition, three veteran AACN staff also were recognized for their unique expertise and contribution to advancing the association's mission.
October 19, 2016
AACN News Watch Weekly Edition Read the latest weekly edition of AACN News Watch for this week’s digest for academic nursing, the latest opportunities and resources, and the October issue of AACN's Policy Beat.
September 21, 2016
AACN Applauds Committee's Vote to Advance Legislation for Nursing Education and Practice AACN applauds the House Energy and Commerce Committee for taking up a series of public health bills, including approving the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act (H.R. 2713) and the Improving Access to Maternity Care Act (H.R. 1209). Both passed by a voice vote, which marks a monumental step in the legislative process toward becoming law.
September 2, 2016
Call for Research Applications: NCIN Studying the Impact The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Careers in Nursing (NCIN) program seeks researchers to study the impact this groundbreaking program has on changing the face of nursing. Over the eight years of operation a large data set including more than 3,500 scholars from 130 schools of nursing in 41 states was created on “Building a More Diverse and Inclusive Nursing Workforce”. Up to four grants will be awarded to individuals in the amount of $3,000 each for analysis and development of a manuscript.
August 25, 2016
AACN News Watch - Debut of the New Weekly Edition Since 2001, AACN News Watch has been a reliable source for information on the association’s current initiatives, upcoming programs, and strategic opportunities for member schools. As information needs and preferences evolve, so must AACN’s principal communication vehicle, which now reaches nearly 40,000 subscribers. Starting this month, AACN News Watch will be produced as a weekly advisory to provide more dynamic content and ensure timely updates on the latest news for AACN members and external constituents. This publication will feature more streamlined content and a few recurring new sections.
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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