Voice of Academic Nursing

Voice of Academic Nursing

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing is the national voice for America's baccalaureate-and higher-degree nursing education. Learn about us


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News & Announcements News & Announcements

  • AACN News Watch Weekly Edition

    News, Newsletter— March 15, 2023

    In the March-April 2023 Journal of Professional Nursing , Dr. Karen Cotler from the University of Illinois Chicago and colleagues have written a gue...


  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— March 15, 2023

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: President’s Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Released NIH Common Rule IRB Exceptions Update Released ...


  • AACN Supports Significant Increases to Nursing Education Outlined in President’s FY 2024 Budget Proposal

    Press Release— March 15, 2023

    WASHINGTON, DC – March 14, 2023 - The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is pleased to see recommended increases to programs that sup...


  • Faculty Link Newsletter: March 2023

    Faculty News, Newsletter— March 13, 2023

    AACN’s Elevating Leaders in Academic Nursing (ELAN) Program offers professional enrichment at the intersection of mentorship, strategy, and creativit...


  • GNSA Bulletin - March 2023 Edition

    Student News— March 2, 2023

    Focusing on Wellness as a Graduate Nursing Student For the past eight years, I have done a tremendous amount of work in mental health and wellne...


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Benefits of AACN Membership

Interview with Dr. Susan Bakewell-Sachs from Oregon Health & Sciences University at the 2017 Academic Nursing Leadership Conference.

“AACN is the only place that I can come and truly be among peers.”
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