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Karen Scheich and Elisabeth Volpert receive honors at AANP National Conference

Dr. Karen Scheich

AANP 2023 State Award for Excellence

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners is pleased to announce Dr. Karen Scheich as Kentucky's recipient of the 2023 AANP State Award for Excellence. Established in 1991, this prestigious award recognizes the outstanding achievements made by nurse practitioners for their outstanding clinical quality and the lifesaving care they provide to patients.

“It is an honor to recognize nurse practitioners for the outstanding clinical care they provide year-round to patients in nearly every community and health care setting,” said AANP President April Kapu, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FAANP, FCCM, FAAN.

Dr. Elisabeth Volpert

2023 AANP Fellow

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners recognizes the outstanding achievements and exemplary service of Dr. Elizabeth Volpert as one of the 63 AANP

AANP Fellows Elizabeth Partin, left, and Whitney Nash, right, congratulate new Fellow Elisabeth Volpert, center, at AANP National Conference.

members who have been accepted into the prestigious Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) program.

Volpert joins an elite and diverse group of 908 NPs who have made — and who continue to make — a positive and profound impact on national and global health.

Established in 2000, the FAANP program is dedicated to the advancement of NPs and the high-quality health care they provide. Recognized as NP leaders who have made outstanding contributions to NP education, policy, clinical practice and research, AANP Fellows volunteer their expertise as reviewers, topical experts, committee members, journal contributors, mentors and more. FAANP strives to support the AANP mission, develop NP leaders of the future and advance the NP role.

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