Scholarships and Awards Recipients

AAACN scholarships and awards are funded through the Silent Auction held at the annual conference, and through private donations.

Scholarships and awards are presented at the annual conference. The American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) supports the advancement of ambulatory nurses and nursing practice through the provision of excellence, scholarship, and/or research awards to qualified applicants.

Congratulations to the winners below!

2019

Amy Eilertsen, MN, RN-BC
Research Grant

Amy Fulwood, BSN, RN-BC, VHA-CM
Clinical Excellence Award

Elizabeth "Libby" Barton, RN-BC
Conference Scholarship

Karen Mastrolonardo, BA, RN-BC
Education Scholarship

Carol Rutenberg, RN-BC, C-TNP, MNSc
Received the President's Above and Beyond Award

Stephanie Witwer, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
Received the President's Above and Beyond Award

Stephanie Witwer, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
Administrative Excellence Award


 

Victoria Billings, RN
Conference Scholarship - NEW RNs in nursing 2 years or less

Dawn Williams, MSN, RN, CCCTM
Received the Certified in Care Coordination and Transition Management (CCCTM) Certification Grant and passed the exam in 2019

Recipient for the following (below) will be announced after they have passed the certification exam. Good luck!

  • Candia Laughlin Certification Scholarship
  
Find out more about AAACN Awards & Scholarships. All applications for the AAACN Scholarships and Awards must be submitted via the online forms by November 15 annually.

2018

Julie Alban, MSN, MPH, RN-BC, CCCTM

Received the President's Above and Beyond Award

Kathy Andersen, MSN, CCM, RN-BC

Received the Conference Scholarship (Members in Nursing 2+ years)

Erin Black, BSN, RN, CPEN

Received the Research/Evidence Based Practice Project Grant

Sobha Fuller, DNP, RN-BC, NEA-BC

Received the Administrative Excellence Award

Trudy Laffoon, MA, RN-BC

Received the Education Scholarship

 

Sean Maher

Received the Conference Scholarship for Nursing Student

  LT Liza Orillano Stone, MSN, RN-BC
Received the Certified in Care Coordination and Transition Management (CCCTM) Certification Grant, and passed the exam in September 2018.

 

Anabel Quintanar, MSN, PHN, RN-BC

Received the Clinical Excellence Award

Recipients for the following (below) will be announced after they have passed the certification exam. Good luck!

  • Candia Laughlin Certification Scholarship
  • CCCTM Certification Grant, awarded by MSNCB
  
Find out more about AAACN Awards & Scholarships. All applications for the AAACN Scholarships and Awards must be submitted via the online forms by November 15 annually.

2017

Julie Alban, MSN, MPH, RN-BC, CCCTM

Evidence-Based Practice Project Award

Sarah Espin, MSN, RN-BC, VHA-CM

Conference Scholarship (Members in Nursing 2+ years).

Gina Hernandez, BSN, RN, PHN

Education Scholarship

Christine M. Griffel

Christine M. Griffel, MSN, RN-BC, CCCTM

Received the Certified in Care Coordination and Transition Management (CCCTM) Certification Grant, and passed the exam in March 2018.


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CJ Mazzeo, BSN, RN-BC, CCCTM, VHA-CM

Received the Clinical Excellence award (pictured with Nancy May, DNP, RN-BC, NEA-BC, Past President (2015-2016), and Cynthia Nowicki Hnatiuk, EdD, RN, CAE, FAAN, AAACN's Chief Executive Officer)


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Joan Pate, MS, BSN, RN-BC

Received the President's Above and Beyond award (pictured with Debra Cox, MS, RN, CENP, Past President (2016-2017)

Linda Schnolis, BSN, RN

Conference Scholarship for members/NEW RNs in nursing 2 years or less


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Beth Ann Swan, PhD, CRNP, FAAN

Received the President's Above and Beyond award (pictured with Debra Cox, MS, RN, CENP, Past President (2016-2017)


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Julie Tuttle, MSN, RN-BC

Received the Administrative Excellence award (pictured with Nancy May, DNP, RN-BC, NEA-BC, Past President (2015-2016), and Cynthia Nowicki Hnatiuk, EdD, RN, CAE, FAAN, AAACN's Chief Executive Officer)

 

Angela Williams

Conference Scholarship for Nursing Students

Recipients for the following (below) will be announced after they have passed the certification exam. Good luck!

  • Candia Laughlin Certification Scholarship.
  
Find out more about AAACN Awards & Scholarships. All applications for the AAACN Scholarships and Awards must be submitted via the online forms by November 15 annually.