AACN's 50th Anniversary Celebration is Only 3 Days Away!

The countdown has started to our 50th Anniversary gala! With just 3 days to go, we invite you to take a look at our journey over the years.

Academic Nursing Leadership Conference Keynote Speaker Announced

Hear from award-winning political commentator Doris Kearns Goodwin! Join us in Washington, DC and discover the historical markers that define today's turbulent times. Register Online

Join Us in Orlando for the Latest Trends in Baccalaureate Education

Whether you are a new or seasoned faculty member, dean, an aspiring leader, or in an associate/assistant dean role, this is a conference you cannot miss! Register Online

Break Through Barriers at the Doctoral Education Conference

Join us in January and explore how to build a bridge to a better future for doctoral education. Learn more.

Our 50th Anniversary Program Book

Featuring thoughts on AACN’s past and future, historical photos, remembrances from past AACN presidents and chairs, greetings from industry leaders, and well wishes from more than 150 member schools of nursing.

News & Announcements News & Announcements
  • AACN News Watch Weekly Edition

    News, Newsletter— October 16, 2019

    In this week's News Watch, take a look back at the year 2000, get ready for Health Professions Week, and submit an abstract for this year's CNL Summi...


  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— October 16, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly : The House Education and Labor Committee’s bill reauthorizing the Higher Education Act invests in student...


  • Faculty Link Newsletter: October 2019

    Faculty News, Newsletter— October 14, 2019

    This issue features upcoming leadership development programs, webinars, and conferences specifically geared towards nurse faculty. 


  • AACN News Watch Weekly Edition

    News, Newsletter— October 9, 2019

    In this week's News Watch, take a look back at 2010, Rep. Donna Shalala to give remarks at AACN's 50th Anniversary Gala, and view all new partnership...


  • Call for Abstracts for the 2020 CNL Summit

    News, Announcement— September 26, 2019

    The  American Association of Colleges of Nursing  (AACN) invites faculty, nursing administrators, practicing CNLs, and students to  submit abstracts  ...


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The Research-Focused Doctoral Program in Nursing
Pathways to Excellence

Report from the AACN Task Force on the Research-Focused Doctorate in Nursing


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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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