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Public Comments Solicited for Magnet Applicant Facilities

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) evaluates the environment in which nursing is practiced as well as compliance with standards promulgated by the American Nurses Association. Magnet program appraisers seek input from the public, including patients, families, clients, staff and others who interact with the health care organizations applying for Magnet® designation.

  • Everyone is welcome to participate.
  • Comments are confidential and may be anonymous.
  • Comments must be received by the deadline below.
  • Requests to talk with an appraiser may be possible, but are not guaranteed.
  • Comments must be made in writing to ANCC via email or direct mail.Please include the full name of the healthcare facility and location, including city and state.

ANCC Magnet Recognition Program® Office
8515 Georgia Ave, Suite 400
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3492


Schedule of Deadlines for Public Comment

University of Texas Medical Branch  Galveston, TX  June 30, 2017
Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital  Sugar Land, TX  June 30, 2017
Baptist Health System  Jacksonville, FL  June 30, 2017
The Methodist Hospital Gary, IN  July 7, 2017 
University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro Princeton, NJ   July 9, 2017
INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center  Oklahoma City, OK  July 21, 2017
Parker Adventist Hospital  Parker, CO  July 21, 2017