Nursing Organizations

American Nurses Association (ANA)

Nursing Organization Liason Forum (NOLF)

ANA Related Entities

Organizational Affiliates

Nursing Organization Liaison Forum (NOLF)
      (*Organizational Affiliate members in NOLF)

Minority Nursing Associations

Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada
12 Stirling Avenue, 3rd Floor
Ottawa, ON K1Y 1P8

Asian & Pacific Islander Nurses Association
400 N. Ingalls, Suite 3160
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0482
(734) 998-1030
Contact: SeonAe Yeo, President,
[email protected]

The American Assembly for Men in Nursing
11 Cornell Road
Latham, NY 12110-1499

Filipino Nurses Online
Filipino Nurses Online is a non-profit Internet-based organization designedto create a link to all regional divisions of the Philippine NursesAssociation located in different parts of the world.

National Alaska Native/American Indian Nurses Association
3702 S. Fife Street
Tacoma, WA 98409-7318
Tel/Fax: (888) 566-8773

National Association of Hispanic Nurses
1501 16th St., NW
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202) 387-2477
Fax: (202) 483-7183
[email protected]

National Black Nurses Association, Inc.
8630 Fenton St., Suite 330
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Tel: (301) 589-3200
Fax: (301) 589-3223
[email protected]

National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations
5630 Arch Crest Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90043
(323) 294-4676
Fax (323) 292-5001
[email protected]

Philippine Nurses Association of America
60 Kingsbridge Drive
Lumberton Township
Mt. Holly, NJ 08060-5034
(609) 262-9383 or (201) 659-5960
[email protected]

Minority Health Associations

Alliance of Minority Medical Associations
The AMMA collectively supports the moral imperative that all individuals are equally entitled to receive high quality health care therapies that can improve and prolong life.
655 15th Street, NW
Suite 475A
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 347-3820 Ext: 5943
[email protected]

American Public Health Association
800 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-3710
Tel: (202) 777-APHA
Fax: (202) 777-2534
The American Public Health Association is the oldest and largestorganization of public health professionals in the world, representing morethan 50,000 members from over 50 occupations of public health, includingnursing.

Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum
942 Market Street, Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94102
Tel: (415)954-9988
Fax: (415)954-9999
[email protected]

Association of American Indian Physicians
1235 Sovereign Row, Suite C-9
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73108
Tel: (405) 946-7072
Fax: (405) 946-7651
[email protected]

Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
1440 Broadway, Suite 510
Oakland, Ca 94612
Tel: (510) 272-9536
Fax: (510) 272-0817

Health Professionals for Diversity
Association of American Medical Colleges
2450 N St., NW
Washington, D.C. 20037-1127
Tel: (202) 828-0400
Fax: (202) 828-1120

National Asian Women's Health Organization
250 Montgomery Street, Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94104
Tel: (415) 989-9747
Fax: (415) 989-9758
[email protected]

National Alliance for Hispanic Health
1501 Sixteenth St. NW
Washington, DC 20036-1401
Tel: (202) 387-5000
[email protected]

National Hispanic Medical Association
1700 17th St., NW, Suite 405
Washington, DC 20009
Tel: (202) 265-4297
Fax: (202) 234-5468

National Indian Health Board
Parklawn Building
Indian Health Service
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857

National Medical Association
(A national association of African-American physicians)
1012 Tenth Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
Tel: (202) 347-1895
Fax: (202) 842-3293

National Minority AIDS Council
1931 13th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
[email protected]

Transcultural Nursing Society
36600 Schoolcraft Road
Livonia, MI 48150-1173
Tel: (734) 432-5470; toll-free (888) 432-5470
Fax: (734) 432-5463
The TCNS defines transcultural nursing as "an essential area of study andpractice focused on the cultural care beliefs, values and lifeways of peopleto help them maintain and/or regain their health, or to face death inmeaningful ways." The society confers the Certified Transcultural Nurse(CTN) certification.

Collegiate Organizations American Association of Colleges of Nursing
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202) 463-6930
Fax: (202) 785-8320
AACN is the national voice for America's baccalaureate- and higher-degree nursing education programs.

American College of Nurse Practitioners
503 Capitol Ct. NE, #300
Washington, DC 20002
Tel: (202) 546-4825
Fax: (202) 546-4797
Founded in 1993, the ACNP is a national non-profit membership organizationfocused on advocacy and keeping NPs current on legislative, regulatory andclinical practice issues that affect NPs in the rapidly changing health carearena.

CHI ETA PHI Sorority, Inc.
National Headquarters
3029 Thirteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
Tel: (202) 232-3858
Fax: (202) 232-3460
Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc. is a professional organization for registered professional nurses and student nurses (male and female) representing many cultures and diverse backgrounds. A service organization committed to confronting nursing and minority health care issues thru a wide range of programs.

National Student Nurses' Association, Inc.
555 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
Tel: (212) 581-2211
Fax: (212) 581-2368
The NSNA is a membership organization dedicated to fostering theprofessional development of nursing students enrolled in associate,baccalaureate, diploma and generic graduate nursing programs.

Sigma Theta Tau International-Honor Society of Nursing
550 West North Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Tel: (317) 634-8171; toll-free (888) 634-7575
Fax: (317) 634-8188
STTI is dedicated to improving the health of people worldwide throughincreasing the scientific base of nursing practice. Its members are nursingscholars committed to the pursuit of excellence in clinical practice,education, research and leadership.


American Nurses Association
600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Suite 100 West
Washington, DC 20024
Tel: (800) 274-4ANA

National League for Nursing
61 Broadway
New York, NY 10006
Tel: (212) 363-5555; toll-free (800) 669-1656
Fax: (212) 812-0393
The NLN advances quality nursing education that prepares the nursingworkforce to meet the needs of diverse populations in an ever-changinghealth care environment. Its membership consists of over 1,500 nursingschools and health care agencies, and some 5,000 individual members,including nurses, educators and students.



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