AANA Diversity and Inclusion

The AANA Board of Directors is proud to engage with nurse anesthetists and external experts in creating the AANA Diversity Task Force to develop the strategic framework to make recommendation to implement cultural sensitivity and diversity initiatives for our profession. This work addresses each of the AANA Core Values of diversity, quality, professionalism, compassion, collaboration, and wellness. 

 

AANA

Communities

Cultural Competency ​Training Resources

Cultural Competency Supporting Resources

Education

Leadership

Mentorship

Patients

Value of Healthcare Diversity

Diversity and Inclusion Task Force

  • Jorge Valdes, DNP, CRNA, ARNP - Chair 
  • John Bing, BSN, CRNA
  • Jose Castillo III, PhD, MS, CRNA, ARNP
  • ​Paula Davis, MA
  • Virginia Ferrara, BSN, RN, CCRN - Student Representative
  • Jennifer Jacobson, MSN, CRNA, APRN
  • Kelli Scott, MS, CDM
  • Tito Tubog, DNAP, CRNA
  • John Wheeler

AANA Staff

  • Marlene R. McDowell, MA
  • Assistant Director, Public Relations
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  • Michelle O'Rourke, MPH
  • Analyst, Professional Practice​​
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