Faculty News & Announcements
As 2017 begins, you may want to consider strategies to enhance your career, including attending one of AACN’s prestigious leadership development programs.
Award Winners Announced for the Innovation in Baccalaureate and Graduate Population Health Curriculum
AACN and CDC are pleased to announce the winners of the Innovation in Baccalaureate and Graduate Population Health Curriculum Awards. These awards recognize Schools of Nursing for their outstanding curriculum that increases or enhances the population/public health content in undergraduate and graduate nursing programs as an essential part of nursing education.
AACN is pleased to announce that five new Minority Nurse Faculty Scholars have been selected through a national scholarship program funded by the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing’s Future. Launched to address the faculty shortage and enhance diversity among nurse educators, this AACN-administered program provides generous financial support, mentoring, and leadership development to graduate students from minority backgrounds who aspire to teach in our nation’s schools of nursing.
AACN applauds Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) for introducing the Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2016. This legislation would reauthorize the Nursing Workforce Development Programs through Fiscal Year 2021.
The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Renews Commitment to Funding White Coat Ceremonies at AACN Member Schools of Nursing
In celebration of National Nurses Week, The Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APGF) and AACN are pleased to announce that new funding is available to nursing schools interested in initiating a White Coat Ceremony in Fall 2016. Developed to champion scientifically-sound, compassionate care, the Gold-AACN White Coat Ceremony for Nursing is held at the beginning of an academic year to promote the importance of humanistic, patient-centered care to new nursing students. To date, the partnering organizations have provided funding and technical support to introduce White Coat Ceremonies at 160 nursing schools nationwide.
Resources for New and Future Faculty
- Faculty Development Brochure
- Faculty Career Link
- Faculty Resources: Information Webinar
- Funding Resources for Future Nurse Educators
- Government Affairs Resources for Faculty
- Minority Nurse Faculty Scholarship Programs
- AACN Scholarship Programs
- OJIN Article: Transitioning from Nursing Practice to a Teaching Role