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The competitive and rigorous application process included hundreds of applications, reviewed by a committee of elected fellows.
More than 230 highly distinguished nurse leaders have been selected by the American Academy of Nursing (Academy) as part of its 2019 class of fellows, according to the organization. The inductees will be honored at a ceremony during the Academy’s annual policy conference,Transforming Health, Driving Policy, October 24-26, 2019 in Washington D.C.
The newest class of fellows represents 38 states, the District of Columbia, as well as 17 countries.
According to the Academy website, there are more than 2600 members, known as Fellows, who are nursing’s most accomplished leaders in education management, practice, and research. Fellows include association executives, university presidents, chancellors and deans, state and federal political appointees, hospital chief executives and vice presidents for nursing, nurse consultants, researchers, and entrepreneurs.
The competitive and rigorous application process included hundreds of applications, reviewed by a committee of elected fellows. The 2019 fellows were selected based on their contributions to increase access, reduce cost, and improve quality through nurse theory, practice and science.
The full list of winners can be accessed on the Academy'swebsite.
American Academy of Nursing Announces 2019 Class of New Fellows [news release]. Washington, DC; June 18, 2019: AAN website.https://higherlogicdownload.s3.amazonaws.com/AANNET/c8a8da9e-918c-4dae-b0c6-6d630c46007f/UploadedImages/New_Fellows_Class_of_2019_Press_Release.pdf. Accessed June 24, 2019.