The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is a nonprofit association headquartered in Washington, DC, with a mission to serve as the catalyst for excellence and innovation in nursing education, research, and practice. At AACN, we combine the strengths and talents of over 60 employees to successfully represent more than 865 member schools as the national voice of academic nursing.
AACN provides a welcoming and inclusive environment for all those interested in supporting and influencing the nursing profession to improve health care.
Core values drive our mission and promote a positive work environment:
- Recognizing Expertise, Skills, and Contributions
- Demonstrating Integrity
- Making Clear Commitments
- Fostering Collaboration
- Stimulating Innovative Thinking
- Respecting Differences in Opinion