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Public Comments Solicited for Magnet Applicant Facilities

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) evaluates the environment in which nursing is practiced as well as compliance with standards promulgated by the American Nurses Association. Magnet program appraisers seek input from the public, including patients, families, clients, staff and others who interact with the health care organizations applying for Magnet® designation.

  • Everyone is welcome to participate.
  • Comments are confidential and may be anonymous.
  • Comments must be received by the deadline below.
  • Requests to talk with an appraiser may be possible, but are not guaranteed.
  • Comments must be made in writing to ANCC via email, fax, or direct mail.Please include the full name of the healthcare facility and location, including city and state.

ANCC Magnet Recognition Program® Office
8515 Georgia Ave, Suite 400
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3492

Fax: (301) 628-5217
Phone: (866) 588-3301

Schedule of Deadlines for Public Comment

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Chicago, IL   July 5, 2015
University Health System  San Antonio, TX  July 5, 2015
 Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SC  July 10, 2015 
Swedish American Health System Rockford, IL   July 10, 2015
University of North Carolina Hospitals Chapel Hill, NC July 10, 2015
VA Portland Health Care System (formerly Portland VA Medical Center) Portland, OR July 11, 2015 
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago  Chicago, IL July 12, 2015 
Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix  Phoenix, AZ  July 12, 2015
Children's National Health System  Washington, DC  July 17, 2015
Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center  Houston, TX  July 17, 2015
Baystate Medical Center Springfield, MA  July 18, 2015 
Ronald Reagan UCLA Los Angeles, CA  July 18, 2015 
Saint Joseph's / Candler Hospital  Savannah, GA July 24, 2015 
Rex Healthcare Raleigh, NC   July 31, 2015