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Academy Overview and Requirements

The honorary academy fellowship recognizes those individuals who have worked to transform health and education through associate degree nursing throughout the breadth of their careers.  Honorary fellows have worked in education and practice, as well as other fields such as advocacy and service.  (Does not include individuals who are actively engaged in associate degree nursing education or practice.)

The nomination packet must include a statement of no more than 750 words from the nominator stating the reasons the individual should be considered for honorary membership.  Include how the individual has contributed to associate degree nursing education in one of following areas:·     
·      Innovative strategies in teaching and learning
·      Advocacy for the profession
·      Innovative clinical practices
·      Research
·      Leadership

Professional Head Shot: Submit an electronic photo of the nominee. Nominee headshot should be between 400 x 400 at a minimum, to 7,680 (w) x 4,320 (h) in PNG or JPEG file

A commitment from the nominee to attend the induction ceremony at the OADN National Convention at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego, CA on November 16, 2023, if selected.

A completed nomination packet must include $100.00 non-refundable application fee, paid by check or money order and mailed to: OADN  219 Second Avenue, Suite B Edwardsville, IL 62025 (Please, indicate in the memo, or with a note that the payment is related to an AADN application). If paying by credit card, please call Harriet McClung at: 800-809-6260.

As a reminder those interested in submitting a nomination to recognize an individual as an honorary fellow of the AADN, must complete this form and submit by the Nomination Deadline of June 22, 2023, 8pm EST/5pm PST.
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