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2024 Diversity Symposium

Unlocking the Power of Nursing’s PEARLS: Practice, Education, Access, Research, Leadership, and Scholarship

AACN invites academic nursing administrators, faculty, and staff to attend the 2024 Diversity Symposium. This national forum features diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) leaders who offer valuable guidance for schools transitioning from awareness to action in preparing students to provide equitable healthcare in an ever-changing landscape.

Diversity Symposium Objectives

  • Create strategies to advance academic nursing organizational changes that advance diversity, equity and inclusion and leads to improved student outcomes. 
  • Explore local and national regulatory changes that impact the implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies in academic nursing.
  • Examine strategies for academic nursing to achieve improvements and advances in health outcomes across vulnerable populations.

Who Should Attend

Individuals who want to advance DEI initiatives within their nursing school.

How to Attend

The Diversity Symposium will be offered as an in-person even in New Orleans, LA.

Conference Venue

New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street
New Orleans, Louisiana

Community Engagment Opportunity - Blanket, Coat and Sock Drive!

AACN is seeking socks, coats and blanket donations from attendees. Please share this flyer with your school and bring your donations to the registration desk. Items will be delivered to local shelters.

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For questions, contact the student services team today!

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