AACN Strengthens Connection with Practice

AACN Strengthens Connection with Practice

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New Advisory Committee Formed

As announced at the Spring Annual Meeting, AACN is joining with our colleagues from the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) to create a new AACN-AONE Advisory Committee. Co-chaired by Dr. Judy Beal from Simmons College and Dr. Linda Burns-Bolton from Cedars Sinai Medical Center, this group will explore opportunities for collaboration among AACN member deans and AONE member chief nursing officers, including those related to advancing the recommendations contained in the AACN-commissioned report on Advancing Healthcare Transformation: A New Era for Academic Nursing.

Nominations for Awards Underway

The inaugural New Era for Academic Nursing Award recognizes member institutions that have successfully implemented recommended strategies from AACN's report Advancing Healthcare Transformation: A New Era for Academic Nursing. The nomination deadline is Friday, June 30.

The Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership Award recognizes member institutions involved in highly productive and model academic-practice partnerships. The nomination deadline is Friday, June 2.