2022 Deans Annual Meeting

The Meeting Place for Chief Academic Nursing Officers!

The AACN Deans Annual Meeting is open exclusively to the primary Dean/Chair/Director of AACN-Member Schools of Nursing. 

Every Spring, more than 400 Chief Academic Nursing Officers come together for the AACN Deans Annual Meeting. In an intimate setting, Deans and Directors from AACN Member Schools of Nursing engage with peers and noted thought leaders to discuss organizational and legislative priorities as well as opportunities impacting nursing education.

Key Benefits:

  • Leadership Strategies & Solutions
  • Industry Experts & Agents of Change
  • Peer-to-Peer Collaboration & Networking
  • New Dean Dialogues & Focused Discussions
  • Access to High-Profile Strategic-Partners
  • Interactive Learning Formats



"A great way to connect with new members, and to gather good thought-provoking topics."

“Very interesting and useful for teaching activities and management of nursing education.”

“This was my first Deans Annual Meeting and I found it to be amazing, resourceful, and inspiring.”

“I am glad that AACN provides this opportunity for us to share stories with like schools. I always come away with rich ideas and the sense that we as Academic Nursing Leaders have the support of AACN.”

“This was one of the best AACN programs with the variety of offerings and speakers.”

“I look forward to the meetings and opportunities to network with my peers. Thank you to AACN for your dedication to academic nursing.”