ACNL is the professional organization for nurse leaders in California!

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ACNL Executive Leadership Academy!

A 12-month program providing nurse leaders with the knowledge, tools and guidance critical for success in executive leadership roles! 

2018 Inaugural Class Begins February 2019 in Conjunction with ACNL's Annual Conference in Pasadena

Scholarships Available for ACNL Members Attending Inaugural Class!

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 ACNL 2019 Annual Conference

Leaders in Action!

Nurturing Relationships 
Cultivating Positive Change
Growing Resilience

February 3 - 6, 2019
Pasadena Conference Center

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ACNL Award and Scholarship Opportunities

Nominate a Colleague for an ACNL Recognition Award - Online Nomination Form

ACNL Leadership Scholarship/Fellowship/Grant - Online Application

Flowers 4 the Float-Nurses' Float Scholarship - Online Application

Voting Now Open for 2019 ACNL Board of Directors

Voting is now open for the 2019 ACNL Board of Directors. Voting will close on Thursday, August 30th. ACNL voting members were sent an electronic ballot via SurveyMonkey on Monday, August 13th. Please note, Associate and Professional Colleague members are not eligible to vote. If you did not receive the email with the link to vote, contact the Wendy Smolich at [email protected]

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 ACNL Webinars

High Reliability: Our Progress in Achieving Healing Without Harm

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

More Information and Webinar Registration

The Nursing Workforce: Winning Millennials' Loyalty

Broadcast on July 24, 2018

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My ACNL Story


Giancarlo Lyle-Edrosolo
Associate Director, Critical-Care Services
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Read Giancarlo's Story


ACNL Circles of Giving

Ellen Zoschak, 
Partner, Clinical Alignment
The Advisory Board

Ellen's Message