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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

Salem Hospital Salem, OR May 23, 2015
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Memphis, TN May 29, 2015
Mary Washington Hospital Fredericksburg, VA June 5, 2015
St. Louis Children's Hospital St. Louis, MO June 6, 2015
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center  Houston, TX  June 6, 2015
Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital Charleston, SC  June 12, 2015 
Rapid City Regional Hospital  Rapid City, SD  June 12, 2015
St. Luke's Regional Medical Center, Treasure Valley  Boise, ID  June 12, 2015
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
 Chicago, IL June 12, 2015 
Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital  The Woodlands, TX June 19, 2015 
 Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Lake Forest, IL   June 19, 2015