Becker's Healthcare August 10, 2022
Kelly Gooch

The American Academy of Nursing has named six leaders as living legends for their contributions to healthcare and health systems.

The designation is the academy’s highest nursing honor, according to an Aug. 10 news release from the AAN. 

Below are brief biographies of the leaders, who will be honored in October at the Living Legends Ceremony held during the academy’s annual health policy conference.

1. Jane Barnsteiner, PhD, MSN, RN. Dr. Barnsteiner is professor emerita at the University of Pennsylvania’s nursing school in Philadelphia and editor of translational research and quality improvement for the American Journal of Nursing. Previously, she served as director of nursing for translational research at the University of Pennsylvania Health System and was director of nursing...

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