Dr. Anna Valdez has been named the new editor-in-chief of the Journal of Emergency Nursing. Over the last 16 years, Anna Valdez, has contributed in a variety of ways to the Emergency Nurses Association, the Journal of Emergency Nursing and the emergency nursing community as a whole.
Valdez’s impressive resume features extensive experience within the emergency department in various roles, as well as in the classroom teaching student nurses and a three-year stint as the editor-in-chief for the Teaching and Learning in Nursing journal.
Her experience also includes published research on emergency nursing topics in several publications – including the Journal of Emergency Nursing – since 2007, numerous presentations at ENA and other health care conferences and a steady presence as a volunteer in support of many association groups, most recently as the chair of ENA’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity Committee.
With the goal of continuing the Journal’s nearly 50-year mission of delivering high-quality research that supports the emergency nursing practice and aims to improve patient outcomes, Valdez is responsible for the Journal’s editorial content in coordination with a team of associate and section editors, as well as strategic collaboration with the editorial board and ENA Board of Directors.Click here to read the original press release.