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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

Pennsylvania Hospital Philadelphia, PA October 9, 2015
McLaren Northern Michigan Petoskey, MI October 11, 2015
St. Francis Hospital Roslyn, NY October 16, 2015
St. Jude Medical Center Fullerton, CA October 23, 2015
Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns San Diego, CA October 25, 2015
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Bennington, VT October 30, 2015
 VCU Medical Center  Richmond, VA October 30, 2015 
 Rutland Regional Medical Center Rutland, VT  November 1, 2015 
 Rush University Medical Center  Chicago, IL  November 8, 2015