Our Vision

To reduce healthcare disparities among minority communities by contributing to the global scholarly discourse

Our Mission

To promote and widely disseminate the research and other scholarly works of the minority nurse academician

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- Dr. Patsy Smith, President, ABNF, Inc.

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1.   Provide a center for communication among members. 
2.   Develop strategies for promulgating group concerns to other individuals, institutions and communities.
3.   Assist members in professional development. 
4.   Develop, initiate and sponsor continuing education activities. 
5.   Encourage and support research efforts among members. 
6.   Support Black consumer advocacy issues. 
7.    Act and speak on health-related issues of legislation, government programs, and community activities.

8.   Encourage  networking and guidance in employment and recruitment activities.

Our Functions

Our Purpose

The purpose of the Association of Black Nursing Faculty, Inc. (ABNF) is to form and maintain a group whereby Black professional nurses with similar credentials, interest and concerns may work to promote health-related issues and educational interests for the benefit of themselves and the Black community.


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