David Walz, MBA, BSN, RN, CNN, FACHE, ANNA’s first male president, started his nursing path when he was just a young boy growing up on a farm in Minnesota. Today, he is a respected and influential nursing leader and executive. Read the OR Today profile about Dave's career path and his determination to "leave a legacy."
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On August 31, ANNA President David Walz provided a “State of the Association” address, updating members on the strategic planning session held during the July 2021 Board of Directors meeting. If you missed this update, click below to listen and learn more about ANNA's strategic priorities and future initiatives.
ANNA President-Elect Angie Kurosaka, DNP, RN, CNN, CCM, NEA-BC, describes how nephrology nurses are meeting the challenges of the pandemic with leadership, innovation, and advocacy in this article in the August issue of American Nurse Journal.
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ANNA President David Walz, MBA, BSN, RN, CNN, FACHE, recently spoke with HealtheCareers about the Future of Nursing 2030 report and how nurses must support each other to improve nurse mental and physical well-being industry wide.
For many, the COVID-19 pandemic was a time for self-reflection. ANNA President-Elect Angie Kurosaka, DNP, RN, CNN, CCM, NEA-BC, took that time to decide to pursue another advanced degree – an Executive Master of Business Administration. She discusses this personal decision and how having "credentials behind her name" has helped advance her nephrology nursing career.