Pre-Conference Opportunities

Learn more about our pre-conference opportunities for the Doctoral Education Conference:

TIGER - Translation and Integration of Genomics is Essential to Doctoral Nursing Pre-Conference

January 18, 2021

AACN Member Schools are invited to submit applications for  a half day genomics course titled The Translation and Integration of Genomics is Essential to Doctoral NuRsing (TIGER).  The course aims to facilitate personalized health care through a national educational effort.  The course will be followed by monthly webinars from February - December 2022.  Applications are due September 1, 2021

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PhD Pre-Conference

January 19, 2022

This event provides a great learning opportunity and a networking platform for deans and associate deans for research who offer research-focused doctoral nursing programs or those planning a new program. Issues germane to PhD education and the challenges commonly encountered are presented by leaders in doctoral education.

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Faculty Practice Pre-Conference

January 19, 2022
Faculty Practice Strategies to Support Competency-Based Education

This event is designed for individuals involved in promoting, administering, and engaging in faculty practice, which is coordinated by AACN’s Practice Leadership Network. Emphasis is being placed on the need for practice savvy educators who can translate current healthcare environment scenarios to the classroom at every level. 

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Research Leadership Network Program

January 20, 2022
Equity in Research: Stories and Strategies for Fostering Inclusion

The AACN Research Leadership Network (RLN) invites nursing faculty who have leadership roles facilitating research within their nursing programs to this annual breakfast workshop on advancing nursing science with cutting-edge research methods. For more information visit

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