Congress Daily


Opening Ceremonies Honor History of Annual Congress

The Opening Ceremonies, Sunday, Sept. 10, from 1 to 2 p.m. in the ballroom 6ABC, will pay homage to the rich traditions of past AANA yearly gatherings while laying the groundwork for a successful Annual Congress. The event will begin with the traditional procession of state presidents, AANA Foundation Friends for Life, award recipients, past […]

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Hodgins’ 140th Birthday Celebrated and Honored

On June 17, 1931, Agatha Hodgins gathered together a group of Lakeside Hospital School of Anesthesia alumnae and held the first organizational meeting of the National Association of Nurse Anesthetists (later renamed the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists in 1939) at Lakeside Hospital. She was elected the first president of AANA (1931-1933) and was named […]

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