FAONL designation is the 'preeminent honor' for nurse leaders, AONL CEO says.
Eight nurse leaders who make healthcare better have been named in the American Organization for Nursing Leadership's (AONL) 2022 Class of Fellows.
The AONL fellow designation (FAONL) recognizes a nurse leader’s significant and sustained contributions to the specialty of nursing leadership, commitment to service, and influence in shaping healthcare, according to a press release from AONL.
Nurse leaders who attain this prestigious honor are committed to shaping the future of nursing leadership through expert leadership, mentoring developing leaders, and contributing to AONL at the regional and national levels, according to AONL.
The inductees will be honored at AONL's annual conference April 11-14 in San Antonio, Texas.
"The FAONL is the preeminent honor for nurse leaders who personally and professionally make healthcare better through innovative, influential, and inspiring nursing leadership,” AONL CEO Robyn Begley said.
AONL 2022 Class of Fellows are:
- Nancy Blake, LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles
- Kathleen Bower, The Center for Case Management, Natick, Massachusetts
- Patricia Conway-Morana, Joint Commission Resources, Oak Brook, Illinois
- Melinda Earle, Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago
- Debbie Hampton, University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Nicholasville, Kentucky
- Jason King, IU Health Morgan, Martinsville, Indiana.
- Patricia Joppich Mook, Atrium Health, Charlotte, North Carolina
- Julee Thompson, B.E. Smith, Lenexa, Kansas
“The FAONL is the preeminent honor for nurse leaders who personally and professionally make healthcare better through innovative, influential, and inspiring nursing leadership.”
Robyn Begley, CEO, American Organization for Nursing Leadership
Carol Davis is the Nursing Editor at HealthLeaders, an HCPro brand.