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August 7, 2018
AACN is pleased to unveil Nursing Voices, Nursing Votes, a nonpartisan initiative designed to encourage, educate, and engage nursing deans, faculty, and students as they amplify their voices during election season.
August 2, 2018
Fifty schools of nursing across the nation were selected to receive funding to host White Coat Ceremonies for incoming nursing students this fall. Launched in 2013, this groundbreaking collaboration between APGF and AACN has enabled 310 schools of nursing in 49 states to offer ceremonies designed to inspire a commitment to providing compassionate care among the next generation of registered nurses.
July 23, 2018
AACN applauds the United States House of Representatives for passing legislation that is indispensable to the health of the nation. The Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2017 (H.R. 959) provides critical support to nursing students, faculty, and programs, which ensures access to care across the continuum and in every community.
July 9, 2018
AACN is pleased to announce that 30 academic nursing leaders from across the nation have been selected to participate in the 2018 AACN-Wharton Executive Leadership Program, which will be held August 6-9 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
June 11, 2018
AACN is pleased to announce that 49 nursing faculty from across the nation have been selected to participate in the 2018 Leadership for Academic Nursing Program (LANP), which will be held July 29-August 2 in Chaska, Minnesota.
June 4, 2018
AACN is pleased to announce that 30 nursing faculty from across the nation have been selected to participate in the inaugural AACN-Apple Digital Innovation Bootcamp: From Content to Action, which will be held July 9-12 in Austin, Texas.
Leaders with AACN and AONE announced the formation of a new national strategy designed to strengthen alignment between practice and academia with the goal of advancing innovative solutions to meeting the demands of the current and future healthcare system.
May 29, 2018
AACN is pleased to announce that it has selected six nursing schools to receive funding through its mini-grants program in support of the All of Us Research Program. With a plan in place to help increase participation of underrepresented communities in biomedical research, the six schools receiving funding include...
May 24, 2018
For the fifth consecutive year, The Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APGF) and AACN are partnering to support White Coat Ceremonies at schools of nursing nationwide. This year, APGF is providing $50,000 to support these events designed to instill a sense of pride in new nursing school students—signifying their commitment to high quality, patient-centered care.
April 26, 2018
Dr. Ann Cary, Chair of the Board of Directors of AACN, will testify before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies.