Monthly Archives: December 2013

AANP Readies for 2014 Health Policy Conference


Having enjoyed a successful career as a nurse practitioner and a journalist, Linda Gottwald now works as a nurse practitioner for Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, Michigan, and as an adjunct faculty member at Northwestern Michigan College. Outside of her work in the medical field, Ms. Gottwald serves as executive director of an animal shelter located in northern Michigan. To stay informed of the latest developments in her profession, Linda Gottwald maintains membership in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) will host its 2014 Health Policy Conference on March 30 through April 1, 2014 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia. The conference will provide nurse practitioners with valuable information and the leadership and development skills necessary to provide the highest level of care for patients. The scheduled keynote speaker for the 2014 conference is Claire Shipman, a senior contributing reporter for ABC’s Good Morning America, Nightline, and World News Tonight.

As a result of a merger between the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the American College of Nurse Practitioners in January 2013, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) is recognized as the largest association for nurse practitioners in all specialties. Representing more than 171,000 nurse practitioners in the country, the AANP is committed to providing the highest quality health care to patients.