Reflections on 2017 and Great Expectations for 2018

December 2017 Vol 8, No 12
Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG
Editor-in-Chief, JONS; Co-Founder, AONN+; University Distinguished Service Professor of Breast Cancer, Professor of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Co-Developer, Work Stride-Managing Cancer at Work, Johns Hopkins Healthcare Solutions

Dear Colleague,

On behalf of all of us at the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) and the Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship (JONS), it is my pleasure and honor to wish you a joyful holiday season and continued blessings in 2018.

Reflecting on our work in 2017, I am grateful for the tremendous progress the Academy has made in advancing the cause of navigation in oncology practice. After introducing our national standardized metrics last year, we have continued that momentum by encouraging adoption of the metrics into your practice. During the recent AONN+ Annual Conference, we presented our plan to assist our navigators in adopting metrics to include a digital interface to help you identify, record, and track your progress.

We believe that the careful recording of navigation tactics and their impact on improving care is of the utmost importance for the expansion of navigation programs nationwide. This can only be accomplished with you. We need your participation in this initiative to ensure its success.

You can learn more at www.aonnonline.org or stay tuned for the January 2018 issue of JONS where we will present full conference coverage.

Thank you for helping us make 2017 our best year yet. We are thankful for your participation and readership and look forward to our continued growth with you in 2018!

With best wishes for a healthy, happy holiday,

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, ONN-CG
Editor-in-Chief, JONS; Program Director, AONN+

University Distinguished Service Professor of Breast Cancer; Administrative Director, the Johns Hopkins Breast Center; Director, Cancer Survivorship Programs at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins; Professor, JHU School of Medicine, Depts of Surgery and Oncology; Cofounder, Johns Hopkins Medicine Managing Cancer at Work.
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