2024 Annual Institute

Meeting at the Crossroads of Healthcare
Chicago North Shore

June 5 - 8, 2024

Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel
933 Skokie Blvd.
Northbrook, IL 60062

Call for Abstract is Open!

The Deadline to submit your abstract has been extended for a final time!

Abstracts are due by December 15, 2023. 

Abstract submitters will be notified of decisions by January 5, 2024.  

Abstracts are invited for presentations on original research, practice-based research, innovative teaching strategies, and other topics related to the conference theme. Abstracts will be reviewed by a panel of experts and selected based on their relevance to the conference theme, originality, and potential to contribute to the field of community/public/population health nursing.

Members of all levels of ACHNE are invited to submit your abstract.

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2024 Annual Institute Abstract Criteria

Intended Audience

Public health and community health nursing educators, public health leaders, public health nurses, and students and partners interested in public health, health equity, population health, social determinants of health, and other public health issues.


To provide a scholarly and supportive community for those committed to excellence and innovation in community/public/population health nursing education, research, and practice.

Conference Objectives

  1. Explore the effects of historical, social, and physical contexts on health and how they should inform community/public/population health nursing education and research; 
  2. Describe creative pedagogical approaches to community/public/population health nursing education, especially in the changing nursing education environment;
  3. Discuss implications and influence of community/public health nursing practice on current and emerging policies and programs, especially workforce and C/PHN faculty development;
  4. Examine new and innovative community/academic partnerships—including interprofessional education and practice—needed to meet the new AACN Essentials;
  5. Debate the implications and effects of recent social and political events on community/public/population health nurses and nurse educators/researchers (e.g., burnout, workforce issues, political engagement);
  6. Explore social ecology intersections (i.e., rural/suburban/urban; U.S regional, socio-economic, etc.) of community/public health nursing practice, education, and research.