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  • Faculty Link Newsletter: August 2019

    Faculty— August 12, 2019

    In this month's Faculty Link, meet the inaugural cohort of AACN's leadership development program, Elevating Leaders in Academic Nursing (ELAN), see current calls for abstract and awards, upcoming webinars, and the new Faculty Resource Central section. 

  • AACN Announces Nursing Faculty in Inaugural Cohort of ELAN

    Faculty— August 12, 2019

    AACN is pleased to announce that 38 nursing faculty from across the nation attended the inaugural Elevating Leaders in Academic Nursing (ELAN) program.

  • Deadline Approaching for Call for Abstracts

    Faculty— July 10, 2019

    AACN invites deans, directors, chairs, faculty and academic administrators to submit an abstract for our upcoming fall conferences in Orlando, FL.

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: July 2019

    Faculty— July 10, 2019

    In this month's Faculty Link, submit your abstracts for Baccalaureate and Faculty Development Conferences, AACN holds the second Digital Innovations Bootcamp, and help celebrate AACN's 50th anniversary.

National Call to Action for Nurse Faculty Recognition

AACN has joined The DAISY Foundation™ to issue a National Call for Nurse Faculty Recognition to honor academic leaders responsible for preparing the nation's nursing workforce. AACN encourages those wishing to formally recognize nurse educators to consider using The DAISY Award® for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty. This award was created to honor nursing faculty who inspire their students to provide high quality, compassionate care. To date, more than 560 nurse educators have been recognized with this distinguished honor. Learn more.

AACN is committed to celebrating the faculty role and spotlighting the efforts made to recognize nurse educators in our newsletters, on the website, and at our regional meetings and conferences. Please send details about local efforts to showcase nurse faculty to