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AACN's Washington Weekly

Published January 18, 2023

American Association of College of Nursing - Washington Weekly - Your Inside Track to Federal Policy

HRSA Releases New Interactive Workforce Map

On January 12, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released a new Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW) Footprint Map. This interactive map provides a thorough overview of health workforce data, including program sites, participants, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System Providers, and Health Professional Shortage Areas. View the BHW Footprint Map here. Learn more about the health workforce data, tools, and dashboards.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces New Fellows

On January 12, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) announced the 2022 – 2023 RWJF Health Policy Fellows. AACN is pleased to see two nurses in this year’s cohort, including Lindsey Harris, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, and Kumhee Ro, DNP, APRN, FAANP. Fellows, who are distinguished professionals, serve as senior advisors within Congress and the Administration and participate in the policy process at the federal level. AACN congratulates the entire RWJF 2022 – 2023 class and looks forward to working with them both on and off the Hill. Learn more about the RWJF Health Policy Fellowship program.

Register Today for AACN’s 2023 Student Policy Summit

AACN’s 2023 Student Policy Summit is fast approaching, with the registration deadline fewer than two months away! Register your students today for this two-day conference, held on March 26-27, 2023, in Washington, DC. AACN’s Student Policy Summit offers program sessions focused on the federal policy process and nursing’s role in professional advocacy. Up to two baccalaureate and/or graduate nursing students from an AACN member institution may attend, and students must obtain permission from their dean. Want to send more than two students? Sponsor the Summit today! Click here for more information.

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