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AACN's Washington Weekly

Published November 13, 2019

Students Explore Careers in the Health Professions

Help your students explore their careers options  during Health Professions Week (HPW), November 16-21, 2019. HPW is a national collaborative effort that offers high schoolers, college students, and those looking for a career change, the opportunity to learn more about working in the health professions.

AACN is one of many participating organizations providing events such as educational videos, live mentoring chats, and a virtual fair. Learn more at and follow @healthprofweek on social media. You can also download and share this 2019 HPW flyer.

For Schools and Programs: If your institution is interested in offering HPW activities or if you have additional questions, contact 

2020 Student Policy Summit Registration Now Open

Registration for the 2020 AACN Student Policy Summit (March 22-24) is now open! The Summit is a wonderful opportunity for baccalaureate and graduate nursing students enrolled in an AACN member school to attend a three-day conference held in Washington, DC. Attendees learn from policy experts in nursing and health care about nursing’s role in professional advocacy and attend Capitol Hill visits with AACN deans. For more information and to reserve your spot today, visit AACN’s website.

Questions? Contact AACN's Government Affairs Assistant, Payal Shah at

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