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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: April 2022

    Faculty— April 11, 2022

    AACN is currently accepting applications for the position of Implementation Director AACN Essentials. This key member of the AACN team will provide academic, strategic, technical, operational, and managerial leadership focused on the transition to the 2021 Essentials.

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: March 2022

    Faculty— March 14, 2022

    The ELAN program provides aspiring deans and senior faculty with a variety of interactive opportunities to enhance their executive leadership skills. This year-long program features a week-long immersion experience (July 31-August 5), peer coaching, virtual workshops, and the opportunity to create new bonds with like-minded colleagues.

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: February 2022

    Faculty— February 14, 2022

    The Elevating Leaders in Academic Nursing (ELAN) program provides aspiring deans and senior faculty a number of interactive opportunities to enhance their executive leadership skills. This year-long program features a week-long immersion experience, peer coaching, virtual workshops, and more.

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: January 2022

    Faculty— January 10, 2022

    Leadership development has been a cornerstone of AACN’s programs and services since its inception. If sharpening your leadership skills is one of your New Year resolutions, we invite you to explore some of AACN's opportunities designed especially for faculty.  

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