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Public Comment

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 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


Schedule of Deadlines for Public Comment

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Hillcrest Waco, TX March 18, 2023
UnityPoint Health St. Luke's Hospital Cedar Rapids, IA March 19, 2023
Houston Methodist West Hospital Houston, TX March 24, 2023
Duke Regional Hospital Durham, NC March 26, 2023
Jefferson Health New Jersey Voorhees, NJ April 1, 2023
Cleveland Clinic Akron General Akron, OH April 2, 2023
UC Davis Medical Center Sacramento, CA April 7, 2023
Duke Raleigh Hospital Raleigh, NC April 7, 2023
Carolinas Medical Center Charlotte, NC April 8, 2023


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