Celebrate 50 Years With Us

Commemorate AACN's 50th year and wish us well in our anniversary program! Money raised will go to funding AACN research grants. 

Last Call for Award Nominations

Submit your nominations now for those who have outstanding achievements in support of the nursing profession. See current award opportunities

Registration Now Open for Summer Seminar!

See all that Portland, OR has to offer while enjoying new learning, networking, and team building immersed in the arts.

MentorLINK Program for Deans

Deadline is approaching fast for MentorLINK program. Complete your registration by June 14.

Conferences & Webinars

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News & Announcements News & Announcements
  • Call for Nominations for 2020 Election

    Announcement— June 17, 2019

    The AACN Nominating Committee is seeking several nominations for the Board of Directors and Nominating Committee. 


  • AACN News Watch Weekly Edition

    News, Newsletter— June 12, 2019

    In this weeks News Watch, take a look back at 2014, attend NursingCAS' Virtual Career Fair, learn more about the impact of Tele-Mentoring, and read ...


  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— June 12, 2019

    In this week's Washington Weekly, pledge your support for opioid education, urge your Senators and Representative to support Title VIII, and get in...


  • Faculty Link Newsletter: June 2019

    Faculty News, Newsletter— June 11, 2019

    In this month's Faculty Link, take the Opioid Education Survey, register for the Summer Seminar, and register as a mentee for MentorLINK.


  • AACN-Led Appointments

    Advocacy, Policy— June 4, 2019

    To amplify nursing’s voice in the federal policy making arena, AACN is committed to nominating academic nursing leaders to key councils, committees, a...


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MentorLINK: Connecting for Success is a personalized service that brings experienced deans together with deans looking for wisdom and support to overcome challenges and maximize impact. This structured, 8-month experience features: 

  • Guaranteed contact at least once a month
  • Leadership development programming
  • Career-plan development
  • Time for networking with your mentor at national AACN meetings

The mentoring relationships developed through this service reflect the principles of commitment, mutual respect, trust, empathy, self-assessment, and advocacy. 

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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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