Featured Speakers

Dorothy A HoggJohn P. McGovern Lectureship Award Plenary

Sunday, October 31, 2021 | 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET

Lt. Gen. Dorothy A. Hogg
Surgeon General, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon

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John P. McGovern Lectureship Award
This award honors John P. McGovern for his noted clinical practice and research, and distinguished record of scholarship, skill, and service. Award recipients are chosen by the AACN Board of Directors on the basis of their scholarship and the notability of their contributions to nursing, health care, or higher education. Recipients address the membership at AACN's Academic Nursing Leadership Conference.

The Future of Nursing 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity

Sunday, October 31, 2021 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET
The National Academy of Medicine report, The Future of Nursing 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity, challenges nursing leaders and other stakeholders to prioritize advancing health equity and addressing the systemic inequities and public health disparities exacerbated by the pandemic. The report lays out a series of recommendations to help our nation meet the need for a stronger, more diversified nursing workforce that is prepared to provide care and promote health and well-being among nurses, individuals, and communities. Dr. Susan B. Hassmiller, senior scholar in residence and adviser to the president on nursing at the National Academy of Medicine together with Dr. Marshall Chin and Dr. Greer Glazer who served on the committee that released the report, will be part of a panel moderated by Dr. Susan Bakewell-Sachs, Chair, AACN Board of Directors. Discover how nurse leaders can advance the report recommendations.

Susan Hassmiller, Greer Glazer, and Marshall ChinSusan Hassmiller, PhD, RN
Senior Advisor for Nursing

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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Greer Glazer, PhD, CNP, RN
Dean and Schmidlapp Professor of Nursing

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing
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Marshall Chin, MD, MPH
Richard Parrillo Family Professor of Healthcare Ethics

University of Chicago, Department of Medicine
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Here to Serve: AACN Updates and Annual Address on the State of Academic Nursing  

Saturday, October 30, 2021 | 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET
Join AACN leadership for updates on the association’s priorities, strategic initiatives, and new developments. AACN Board Chair and President/CEO provide an overview of the association’s work to transform academic nursing and serve our members. Ask questions and learn more about how this work can impact and elevate your school of nursing.

Susan Bakewell-Sachs and Deborah TrautmanSusan Bakewell-Sachs, PhD, RN

Chair, AACN Board of Directors
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Deborah Trautman, PhD, RN
President and Chief Executive Officer, American Association of Colleges of
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Advancing Self-Care and Wellness in Academic Nursing

Monday, November 1, 2021 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ET
Deans have the ability to create an environment that promotes well-being for students, faculty, and staff. This session explores the importance of placing one’s own well-being as a high priority. Nursing leaders have the opportunity to create school or department policies that promote a culture of well-being. Specific ideas are discussed that contribute to a healthier work environment such as team norms, boundary setting, and mindful practices.   

Eileen O'Grady and Jean JohnsonEileen O’Grady, PhD, RN
CEO and Wellness Coach
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Jean Johnson, PhD, RN
Dean Emeritus, Professor, School of Nursing

George Washington University
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