NPAM Past President Shannon Idzik
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Posted by: Marty Buonato
The University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) is pleased to announce that Shannon Idzik, DNP ’10, MS, ’03, CRNP, CCRN, assistant professor and director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice program, has been selected to the 2014 Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) program.
FAANP members are visionaries committed to the development of imaginative and creative future nurse practitioner leaders. Fellows are charged with impacting national and global health through engaging recognized nurse practitioner leaders who have greatly influenced clinical practice, research, education, or policy while enhancing AANP’s mission.
"Hard work and dedication to my profession has always been rewarding for me, but even more so when it is recognized by my peers. This is a huge honor,” Idzik said. "As an AANP Fellow, I will continue to promote high-quality, accessible health care. In particular, I plan to lead policy initiatives to gain full practice authority for nurse practitioners across the nation.”
AANP Fellows have demonstrated exceptional contributions to clinical practice, research, education, or policy. Established in 2000, the FAANP program is dedicated to the global advancement of nurse practitioners and the delivery of high-quality health care. The program not only enhances the AANP’s mission, but also develops nurse practitioner leaders of the future while furthering the field.