This inaugural award recognizes AACN member institutions that have successfully implemented recommended strategies from AACN's report Advancing Healthcare Transformation: A New Era for Academic Nursing. This award will be presented for the first time at the 2017 AACN Academic Nursing Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C.
Innovations Baccalaureate Population Health Curriculum
This award recognizes the outstanding work of AACN member schools in undergraduate public health or population health nursing.
Innovations in Graduate Population Health Curriculum
This award recognizes the outstanding work of AACN member schools in graduate curriculum innovation in population health.
This award recognizes the outstanding work of AACN member schools to re-envision traditional models for nursing education and lead programmatic change. Innovation awards will be given in four institutional categories: Small School; Academic Health Center (AHC); Private School without an AHC; and Public School without an AHC.
Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership Award
This annual award recognizes AACN member institutions involved in highly productive and model academic-practice partnerships. Up to three awards will be presented at AACN's Academic Nursing Leadership Conference (formerly Fall Semiannual Meeting).