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Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

The stories that never get told: Belonging

Ruth was admitted to our orthopedic unit with a hip fracture which was repaired uneventfully within a few days. What followed was the epitome...

ANA partners with organizations to honor American Nurse Heroes

The American Nurses Association (ANA), Al Roker Entertainment, and HealthCom Media, publisher of American Nurse Journal, have joined forces to produce a network television...

Celebrating nurses

January 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States hard, marked the start of the World Health Organization’s International Year of the Nurse...

ANA names 2020 National Awards Recipients

13 honorees recognized for their exceptional leadership in healthcare. The American Nurses Association (ANA) announced its 2020 National Awards recipients in May. ANA’s National Awards...

Year of the Nurse

The world recognizes our crucial role. We’re now 7 months into the Year of the Nurse, the worldwide initiative designed to honor and recognize the...

Another thought on The Year of the Nurse: Everyday appreciation

Value yourself and your colleagues every day of the year. Year of the Nurse is well under way, but the COVID-19 crisis has swiftly created...

The eyes of the world are on nurses

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Nurses Association and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics forecast the retirement of more than half a million...

The Radical Nurses Collective storytelling circle on nursing solidarity

What an honor, to join with nursing colleagues from across the country and contribute to the first Nursing Solidarity Story Circle on 6/11/2020! The...

COVID and racism: Tipping points for change in 2020

We’re halfway through the year, and 2020 has become one that no one will forget. For months now, we’ve had to bear witness to...

Finally getting to the table?

Nurses have won the hearts and minds of the American public for their acts of true heroism, unbounded compassion, and expert skill during the...