2020 THE INTERNATIONAL YEAR of the NURSE and the MIDWIFE 

Visionaries Making a Difference

Nellie Robinson, RN, MS, FAAN

Ms. Robinson, former Executive Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Children's National Medical Center, former Chief Nursing Officer at Howard University Hospital.

                           NURSE

Ruth Lubic, RN, CNM, EdD, FAAN, FACNM

Dr. Lubic, former expert consultant for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and founder of Washington D.C. Developing Family Center.

                  NURSE/MIDWIFE

Nurses and Midwives provide essential health services and are key to achieve health for all. These are the people who devote their lives to caring for mothers and children. 

"The designation of the 'Year of the Nurse and Midwives' will raise the level and profile of nursing--who we are, what we do, the contributions that we make to healthcare and to people around the globe."

--Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN

American Nurse Association President