AACN Launches New Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leadership Network

This network explores innovative approaches to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in academic nursing and the nursing workforce. 

Upcoming Call for Abstracts

AACN is seeking abstracts for the Transform 2021 Conference and Diversity Symposium. View Call for Abstracts

Seeking Graduate Students for PhD & DNP Collaboration Award

AACN is offering an award that recognizes excellence in collaboration among students in PhD and DNP programs. Award winners will receive up to $2,000. Learn more.

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Now Accepting Applications for the Diversity Leadership Institute

The Diversity Leadership Institute is a program aimed to enhance professional knowledge in order to stimulate strategic thinking and advance outcomes at participants' home institutions. The application deadline is November 1. Apply now!

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  • 50 U.S. Schools of Nursing Awarded Funding to Host White Coat Ceremonies

    Press Release— July 30, 2021

    The Arnold P. Gold Foundation and AACN announced that 50 schools of nursing nationwide were selected to receive funding to host White Coat/Oath Cerem...


  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— July 28, 2021

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Countdown to August Recess: Opportunities for AACN Advocates to Engage with Federal Policymakers; Senate HE...


  • AACN News Watch Weekly Edition

    News, Newsletter— July 28, 2021

    On July 21, 2021, the Communivax Coalition, which is convened by the Center for Health Security at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Healt...


  • Rounds with Leadership: Accelerating Momentum for Change

    — July 28, 2021

    Launching the new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leadership Network earlier this week represents AACN’s latest step to serve as a primary advocate ...


  • New Student Scholarship Recipients Announced

    Student News— July 21, 2021

    AACN is pleased to announce the latest scholarship winners from three scholarships programs funded by CastleBranch and Hurst Review Services. These p...


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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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