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Opportunities for Nurse Faculty

AACN Online Community

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AACN Connect is the place to have your voice heard in the nursing community. Here's what fellow members are talking about:

  • Telehealth in Your Curriculum 
  • DNP Portfolios
  • Student Administration Medication

See more discussions and chime in on these important conversations via AACN Connect! 



Resources for Faculty

AACN serves as the leading information resources on issues and trends impacting academic nursing.


Faculty News & Announcements

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: September 2022

    Faculty— September 12, 2022

    AACN is pleased to announce a call for pilot schools for a new initiative funded by Johnson & Johnson aimed at preparing new graduates to meet the competency expectations outlined in the AACN Essentials.

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: August 2022

    Faculty— August 8, 2022

    AACN invites you to submit an abstract to be considered for presentation at the Faculty Development Pre-Conference, Transform 2022, and the Diversity Symposium.

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: July 2022

    Faculty— July 11, 2022

    AACN invites you to submit an abstract to be considered for presentation at the Faculty Development Pre-Conference, Transform 2022, and the Diversity Symposium. AACN conferences provide unique opportunities to share your ideas and engage with hundreds of leaders in nursing education. 

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: June 2022

    Faculty— June 13, 2022

    The application cycle is open for the third round of funding for the AACN Faculty Scholars Grant Program. The program, facilitated by the Foundation for Academic Nursing, supports innovative work led by nurse educators at AACN member schools.

National Call to Action for Nurse Faculty Recognition

The Daisy Award logo with a daisy flower and text For Extraordinary Nursing Faculty - Honoring nurses internationally in memory of J. Patrick Barnes.

AACN has joined The DAISY Foundation™ to issue a National Call for Nurse Faculty Recognition to honor academic leaders responsible for preparing the nation's nursing workforce. AACN encourages those wishing to formally recognize nurse educators to consider using The DAISY Award® for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty. This award was created to honor nursing faculty who inspire their students to provide high quality, compassionate care.  AACN is committed to celebrating the faculty role and spotlighting the efforts made to recognize nurse educators in our newsletters, on the website, and at our regional meetings and conferences. For more infromation, click here