As I venture into a very challenging yet fulfilling tenure as PNAA President, I do so with immense confidence and pride. I know in my heart that I have the most valuable asset any organization can boast of, and that is my colleagues, my fellow nurses. 

Dino Doliente III, MBA, BSN, RN

President, 2016-2018

The Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc


2016 Presidential Awards for Individual and Organizations Overseas Awarding Ceremony

is an honor for a country as small as the Philippines to be named an empire of care mainly because of its immense Filipino nurse labor force that is practically present in all of the world’s continents. In the US, and elsewhere in the globe, Filipino nurses are highly prized because they can speak English fluently, are trained in state of the art and modern medicine, and enjoy a reputation for their tender loving care, treating patients as if they are real family members

PNAA Position Statement: A Call for an Integrated Rehabilitation Program Regarding the Philippines’ “War on Drugs”

On June 30, 2016, former Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte was inaugurated as the President of the Republic of the Philippines. During his campaign, as a highlight in his platform, he advocated for bold and drastic measures to solve the Philippines’ rampant drug menace, criminality, and the culture of corruption as his main priorities upon taking oath of office.

2017 Nursing Excellence Awards Nomination Form and Scoring Tools

Please take time to nominate your nurse colleague, peer, friend, mentor and/or leader for the 2017 PNAA Nursing Excellence Awards. Let us honor them for their significant contributions to the nursing profession. Award recognition will be held at our:

For the 1st time in PNAA, the Nursing Awards Committee will be holding the awards presentation aboard the “Oasis of the Seas” Cruise Ship, the site of  PNAA’s 38th National Convention from July 23rd to the 29th ,2016.

PNAA Leadership Fellows Program

The PNAA Leadership Fellows Program is opened to all PNAA members and supports the leadership development of Filipino descent in the United States. Through education and mentorship, the program serves as a vehicle to engage and empower nurses who seek high-level careers in leadership and management, education and research.


The 2017 Fellowship runs from January 2017 through December 2017.  Over the course of the year, Leadership Fellows will embark on a leadership journey to:

The PNAA Nursing Scholarship Applications for 2017 are now being accepted. The completed applications are due on January 06, 2017. Click the button below to download the application form.

PNAA Press Release: Four Filipino Nurses Inducted as 2016 Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) Honored at a Philippine Embassy Reception

The Philippines Nurses Association of America is proud to announce the induction of its members into the American Academy of Nursing who have made significant contributions to nursing, health care and society bringing the total to 21 FAAN: