AMSN Launches Diversity, Equity, and Inclusiveness (DEI) Campaign


AMinority Nurses the nation continues to grapple with the wide-ranging effects of racism, the nursing industry continues to take steps to address disparities, inequalities, and racism.

Last summer, the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) ramped up the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusiveness (DEI) Initiative Campaign, motivated by the killing of George Floyd.

Terri Hinkley, EdD, MBA, BSN, RN, and chief executive officer  of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) and Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board (MSNCB), says Floyd’s killing troubled her deeply, leading her to question if she had done everything she could to make the world as safe and inclusive as possible. Hinkley spoke with the presidents of AMSN and MSNCB and with her family and then wrote, My Reckoning, an op-ed expressing her commitment to actively working to combat racism.

Read the full article in Minority Nurse

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