Congresswoman Johnson to be Inducted as Fellow to American Academy of Nursing
Washington, DC – On Saturday, October 31, 2020, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson will be inducted as a Fellow to the American Academy of Nursing. The inductees of the 2020 Class of 230 Nurse Leaders will be recognized for their significant contributions to health and health care at the Academy’s annual Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference, which will take place virtually on October 29-31, 2020.
"In the past months, our fellow nurses have worked tirelessly and with great sacrifices on the front lines of direct patient care during this pandemic. I am so honored to be recognized alongside many champions of the nursing community as a 2020 Fellow Inductee to the American Academy of Nursing,” said Congresswoman Johnson. “While some of us are no longer at bedside, which is my first passion, we are all making strides towards substantial change. As a federal legislator, I stand firm with the Academy’s commitment to achieving meaningful policy changes that impact vulnerable populations and those whose voices would otherwise not be heard.”
The American Academy of Nursing serves the public and the nursing profession by advancing health policy and practice through the generation, synthesis, and dissemination of nursing knowledge. More than 2,700 distinguished fellows are the nursing profession's most accomplished leaders in education, management, practice, and research. They have been recognized for their extraordinary contributions to nursing and health care.