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Our Values

The following are the core values of AAMN ... 



A commitment to pay it forward for our current and future colleagues as well as our continued pursuit to define caring for men in our community.


Consistently open, honest, ethical and genuine interactions through collaboration and support.


An unwavering stance on attracting the best of the best to our profession based on characteristics and principles, and not by gender or racial demographics.



To support to all of our members to fulfill their potential and providing any opportunity or support we can to set one up for success.


Envisioned by our pursuit of lifelong learning and always looking for opportunities for improvement in education, clinical quality, and leadership.


Vehicle in which we execute our other values and to set the standard for all professional nursing organizations to connect through new technology and approach for sustainability and growth, not only for our organization but the overall profession. Our process of creating value by applying novel solutions to meaningful problems.


To shape the practice, education, research, and leadership for men in nursing and advance men’s health.


To be the association of choice representing men in nursing.

The purpose of AAMN is to provide a framework for nurses, as a group, to meet, to discuss and influence factors, which affect men as nurses.

Organizational Structure

AAMN is a national organization with local chapters recognized and sanctioned under the Bylaws of AAMN. However Chapters may have independent bylaws and a separate dues structure. Membership in the national organization does not require membership in a local chapter.

AAMN is governed by the board of directors who, under the organizational bylaws have the right and responsibility to administer the business activities of the organization to include decisions related to the expenditure of organizational funds.


AAMN's Objectives Include...

Encourage men of all ages to become nurses and join together with all nurses in strengthening and humanizing health care.

Support men who are nurses to grow professionally and demonstrate to each other and to society the increasing contributions being made by men within the nursing profession.

Advocate for continued research, education and dissemination of information about men's health issues, men in nursing, and nursing knowledge at the local and national levels.

Support members' full participation in the nursing profession and it's organizations and use this Association for the limited objectives stated above.

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