Karen Kauffman To Be Inducted As 2013 AAN Fellow
Karen S. Kauffman
Karen S. Kauffman, PhD, CRNP-BC, associate professor and chair of the Department of Family and Community Health at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, is among 172 nurse leaders who will be inducted into the American Academy of Nursing's (AAN) 2013 Class of Fellows this fall. Criteria for selection as a Fellow include evidence of significant contributions to nursing and health care and sponsorship by two current AAN Fellows. Applicants are reviewed by a panel of elected and appointed Fellows. The AAN consists of more than 2,000 nurse leaders in education, management, practice, policy, and research, including hospital and government administrators, college deans, and renowned scientific researchers. The 2013 class represents all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, and 19 countries.