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The Academy of Canadian Executive Nurses

The Academy of Canadian Executive Nurses represents the voice of nursing leadership in Canada. Founded over thirty years ago, ACEN was created as a network of chief nursing officers of major teaching hospitals and deans and directors of Schools of nursing.

ACEN long provided a forum for discussion of mutual challenges and a source of support to nurse executives in dealing with unique challenges.

Latest News

  • CCHL National Awards
    October 26, 2018

    The Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) is inviting nominations for the 2019 National Awards Program. This is a great opportunity to recognize and promote the outstanding leaders and programs in your organization.

  • ACEN supports Better Together
    March 28, 2017

    Hospitals and healthcare organizations across the country have quickly realized the many benefits from implementing family presence policies. Families across all cultures play a pivotal role in wellness and healing; the recognition and commitment to partnering with families is a wonderful step in ensuring that the care provided integrates the familial context and is truly person […]