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Foundation names 2015 grant recipients

Through the the generosity of supporters during the past 60 years, the American Nurses Foundation has awarded close to $5 million to more than 1,000 beginning and experienced nurse researchers. This year, the Foundation bestowed more than $249,500 to aid nursing research, [Read More]

International initiative supports orphaned daughters of nurses

International initiative supports orphaned daughters of nurses

Within 11 months, Sarah was an orphan. Her mother, a nurse in sub-Saharan Africa, succumbed to AIDS, while her father died from an unknown illness. With most of the family’s money having been spent on medical expenses, Sarah joined her four brothers in dropping out of [Read More]

Foundation Corporate Advisory Board adds strength to mission

Foundation Corporate Advisory Board adds strength to mission

Throughout its history, the American Nurses Foundation has received support from many organizations, both large and small, that share its belief in the power of nursing. In recent years, the Foundation has sought to develop new strategic partnerships with individuals, [Read More]

Foundation honors exceptional RN

Foundation honors exceptional RN

Jennifer Rhoades: Creator of the Teddy Bear Clinic The American Nurses Foundation named Jennifer Rhoades, RN, of San Jacinto Methodist Hospital in Baytown, TX, as the 2014 Nurse of the Year through its Honor a Nurse program. The program acknowledges nurses who have made a [Read More]

Nurses on Boards Coalition reports on progress

Nurses on Boards Coalition reports on progress

The percentage of hospital and health system board members who were nurses dropped to 5 percent in 2014 — down from just 6 percent in 2011, according to the American Hospital Association’s Center for Healthcare Governance. The Nurses on Boards Coalition seeks to reverse [Read More]

Paving the way for nurse policymakers

Paving the way for nurse policymakers

The American Nurses Foundation, the charitable and philanthropic arm of the American Nurses Association, in May announced a new effort to fund a Washington-based fellowship focused on maximizing nurses’ placement at the highest policymaking tables and engaging and [Read More]

New screenings, digital download available for ‘The American Nurse’ movie

New screenings, digital download available for ‘The American Nurse’ movie

The public will have a unique opportunity to see an inside view of nursing with screenings of “The American Nurse: Healing America” by Carolyn Jones, which will be shown in 150 theaters nationwide on May 6 – the first day of Nurses Week 2015 – at noon and 7 p.m. The [Read More]

Class of 2015: A leader for the future

Class of 2015: A leader for the future

“Knowledge will bring you the opportunity to make a difference.” — Claire Fagin, PhD, RN, FAAN To underscore these empowering words, the American Nurses Foundation has teamed up with Fresenius Kabi USA and The American Nurse Project’s visionary documentarian, [Read More]

American Nurses Foundation receives $150,000 grant to increase nurses’ representation on boards of directors

American Nurses Foundation receives $150,000 grant to increase nurses’ representation on boards of directors

The American Nurses Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American Nurses Association (ANA), announced that the Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation (Hillman Foundation) has made a $150,000 grant to fund the Foundation’s work to increase the number of nurses serving on [Read More]

Stephanie Ferguson makes generous gift to Styles fund

Stephanie Ferguson makes generous gift to Styles fund

When Stephanie Ferguson, PhD, RN, FAAN, FNAP, received the “Her Royal Highness Princess Muna Al Hussein Award” from the American Nurses Credentialing Center at the National Magnet Conference® in Dallas, she was already focused on another award — one she herself would [Read More]

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New! Enhanced communications for ANA members in 2017

New! Enhanced communications for ANA members in 2017

The American Nurses Association and its official journal, American Nurse Today, are pleased to announce the launch of [Read More]

Supply and demand

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Health care professionals share information, strategies on drug shortages  It is deeply ingrained in RNs to focus [Read More]

ANA’s policy development process – for and by ANA members

Member involvement in the development of professional policies is critical. Your voice can and should be heard in the [Read More]

Applauding the 2016 Foundation Scholars

Applauding the 2016 Foundation Scholars

Through the generosity of supporters during the last 61 years, the American Nurses Foundation has awarded more than $5 [Read More]

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