Philippine Nurses Association of Metropolitan DC (PNAMDC) Hosts 37th PNAA Annual National Convention in Washington, DC

Philippine Nurses Association of Metropolitan DC (PNAMDC) Hosts 37th PNAA Annual National Convention in Washington, DC, Theme “Leading the Way to Innovation Excellence Through Health Empowerment Advancement Leadership Transformation Healing (H.E.A.L.T.H)”

WASHINGTON, DC - 1/5/2016 (PRESS RELEASE JET) -- The Philippine Nurses Association of Metropolitan DC (PNAMDC) is hosting the 2016 Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc. (PNAA) annual national convention in Washington, DC. Now in its 37th year, this is the second time that the PNAA conference will be held in the nation's capital, which is expected to have the largest delegation of nursing professionals from all over the country. 

What:    37th PNAA Annual National Convention

When:    Wednesday, July 20, 2016 – Sunday, July 24, 2016

Where:    Grand Hyatt, 1000 H Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20001

This event’s theme is “Leading The Way to Innovation Excellence Through H.E.A.L.T.H (Health, Empowerment, Advancement, Leadership, Transformation, Healing),” which is congruent with the mantra of PNAA President Leticia Hermosa, PhD, JD, RN, “Lead Empower Transform: Let’s Do It.”

The conference will focus on the latest evidence-based topics on Nursing Leadership, Practice, and Research that impact on quality healthcare delivery as well as current legislative policies.

Featuring a wide range of activities, the convention will provide opportunities for attendees to participate in a number of informative programs including a leadership development program, educational sessions and a gala night. There will also be a series of networking opportunities including the most awaited 5K walk/run that will galvanize the community from all walks of life to participate and support the fundraising initiatives of the PNAA and the Philippine Nurses Association of America Foundation (PNAAF). 

Once again, the convention will also provide a platform to showcase the diverse talents of the global nursing community, with the presentation of “Philippine Cultural Heritage Night.” The proceeds will help to carry out PNAA’s missions and initiatives including the unification of Filipino-American nurses in the United States and the participation of active professional and cultural activities in the local and global communities. A portion of the proceeds raised will also support the medical missions, local community health and well-being and scholarship initiatives of PNAMDC.

For more information, please contact the following:
Alice N. Andam, BSN, RN - 2016 PNAMDC Gala Events Chairperson, (703) 768-6762
Emilie G. Dearing, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC – 2016 PNAMDC Education Chairperson, (703) 323-0262

Patrick Realiza | (202) 735-4301 | |
Co-Executive Director, Mid Atlantic Foundation for Asian Artists, Inc. (MAFFAA)


Leticia Hermosa, PhD, JD, RN, 2014-2016 PNAA President
Lolita B. Compas, MA, RN, CEN, 2014 – 2016 PNAA Executive Director
Davy Diongson, PNAA Communications and Media Chairperson
Lorna Imperial-Seidel, PhD, RN, 2015-2017 PNAMDC President

*MAFFAA is the primary media sponsor for all media and press.

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