Our AAACN community is deeply saddened at the loss of Pat Reichart, former longtime Director of Association Services. Pat was loved and respected for her service to AAACN as she worked to support members, volunteers, and leaders for many years. We consider her dedication instrumental to the success AAACN is experiencing today
Tamara Kear, PhD, RN, CNS, CNN, FAAN, executive director of the American Nephrology Nurses Association, was recently profiled in OR Today about her nephrology nursing career. Whether she's leading the ANNA community or advocating for patients, Dr. Kear has been inspiring nurses for decades.
In May, AMSN and MSNCB CEO Terri Hinkley, EdD, MBA, BScN, RN received her Doctorate in Human and Organizational Learning from George Washington University. The Human & Organizational Learning curriculum focuses on organizational issues such as strategic change, transformational leadership, individual and group learning processes, organizational development, and global and international issues. The degree helped Hinkley to develop a more critical lens with which to see the nursing community and its issues and challenges.