OUR NOTABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Hosted the National Convention of the Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA) in 1985 and 1991.

Co-hosted the PNAA National Convention with PNA Ohio and PNA Indiana in 2000.

Host of the PNAA North Central Regional Conventions in 2002, 2007 and 2016.

Pioneered the PNAA implementation of ELNEC Curriculum on End of Life Care in 2003.

A member of the Coalition of Michigan Organizations of Nursing (COMON) since 1989 to update on legislative issues affecting nursing and healthcare.

Offers educational programs with contact hours for continuing education and professional development.

Spearheaded the removal of the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS) Qualifying Examination requirement in Michigan, signed into law by the state governor in 2007.

Participated in the survey on Healthcare Disparities Reduction among Asian-Americans from May-September 2010 under the auspices of the Asian Center of Southeast Michigan.

Coordinated an Educational Cruise to Alaska in 2006 for its members and their families.

Published two books:

  1. The Filipino Nurse: The Dream and the Promise (2000)

  2. Living the Promise (2007). A compilation of emotionally touching short stories written by PNAM members.

PNAM publishes its newsletters biannually – a PNAA PRIDE Award winner (Professional Presentation, Relevance, Inspiring, Diverse, and Educational) in 1998, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2007, and 2008.

Granted by the Internal Revenue Service the 501(c)(3) status and has been designated "a public charity status" in Sept. 17, 2015.

Received the Filipino American Community Council of Michigan (Filamcco) Grant for Writing and Computer Workshops among the Filipino-American community in 2016.

Implemented a successful year-long Diabetes Prevention Program (2017-2018), a community outreach project in partnership with the Asian Center of Southeast Michigan (BSBSM Grant) and the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan.

Implemented successful community Outreach projects in 2017 and 2018 for Filipino women in Leyte and Nueva Ecija, Philippines during medical mission with the Philippine American Medical Mission Foundation of Michigan, funded by the Eastern Michigan University in partnership with the Filipino American Community Council (Filamcco).

Recipient of the 2018 Community Service Award from the Filipino American Community Council (Filamcco).

Donated over $10,000 to the PNAA/PNAAF Legacy Building (Headquarters in New Jersey). A long time dream for all PNAA members, now a reality!