Leadership for Academic Nursing

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AACN sponsors an executive leadership fellowship tailored specifically for aspiring and new deans. Designed to prepare a more diverse, younger pool of leaders for nursing programs, this professional development experience encompasses an assessment and evaluation of leadership skills, opportunities for strategic networking and case study development, consultation to achieve long-term goals, and identification of key partnerships. Click here to find out more about the LANP program instructors.

Call for 2014 Applications

The 2014 Leadership for Academic Nursing Program (LANP) will be held July 27-31, 2014 in Annapolis, MD. Applications must be received by AACN no later than midnight (EST) on May 2, 2014.

An informational Webinar was presented on January 15, 2014 that provided an overview of the content and application processes of this program. To view the recording of this Webinar, register here. Or if you are member of the AACN Member Collaboration Community you can access the recording by logging on to the new My AACN system and access the AACN Member Collaboration Community from there. The Webinar is located in the archived section of the community.

Meet the Leadership Fellows

Fellows are selected to participate in this program through a competitive application process. Each year since 2002, a cohort of 55-60 Fellows has engaged in professional development activities, including an assessment of current leadership style and skills, mentoring opportunities with an experienced dean, and work to accomplish identified goals. Representing a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills, the AACN Fellows have developed the necessary tools to be leaders in the academic nursing world.