I Love My Job.... Tell Us About It! (and win)
By: Nadine Merker, Director of Member and Volunteer Engagement
Every year at AADE, I continue to see the passion, commitment and excitement that diabetes educators feel about the work that they do.
In reading one of my professional association’s blogs, I notice that one organization had launched an “I Love My Job” campaign to help celebrate and talk about the positive aspects of their work.
Have You Considered Becoming an AADE Fellow?
By: Kathleen Gold, RN, MSN, CDE, Member Affiliates Council
According to Wikipedia “a fellow is a member of a group of learned people who work together as peers in the pursuit of mutual knowledge or practice”. An “AADE Fellow” is a member of a distinguished group of diabetes educators that are recognized for their outstanding contributions to diabetes education through clinical practice, research, education or health policy.
Mark Your Calendars For National Volunteer Week!
Make plans to thank your CB, LNG, and COI volunteers as we celebrate National Volunteer week beginning April 10. National Volunteer Week is a great opportunity to highlight volunteering in your group and recognize the volunteers you have!
The New MY AADE NETWORK Is Almost Here - What You Need to Know
We're just two weeks away from the launch of the completely redesigned MY AADE NETWORK, and as volunteer leaders and administrators, you will continue to have special access to admin-only areas of the site.
What's New with AADE Advocacy?
By: Melissa Akinlawon, MaHC, AADE Advocacy Coordinator
First and foremost, since the introduction of our federal legislation in 2015– the Access to Quality Diabetes Education Act (H.R. 1726/ S. 1345) – AADE members and volunteers have stepped up and made their presence known in Congress and on the home front. We want to say thank you for your hard work and dedicated service thus far in the form of thousands of letters to your legislators, calls to legislative staffers, and in-state visits!
Tips for Preparing Grant Requests - Every Piece of the Puzzle Counts
By: Catherine O'Brian, Medical Education Grant Writer and Project Manager
I am the Medical Education Grant Writer and Project Manager at AADE. In serving this position, my grant writing and management expertise is informed by my background in the biomedical sciences and medical writing. In this post, I would like to share with you some tips for successful grant writing.
Membership Help Round-the-Clock with AADE 24/7
What do you do when you’ve signed up for a program, it’s late in the evening or on Sunday afternoon, and you need assistance? We’d love to help, but unfortunately, we can’t always be there.
Peer Reviewers Needed for AADE CE Applications!
AADE is seeking volunteer reviewers for 2016. AADE receives applications for live and self-study continuing professional education activities. The educational content of these conferences is related to diabetes and needs to be reviewed and approved.
Upcoming Events in 2016
CB, LNG and COI Leadership Audio
John Tyler's presentation, The New MY AADE NETWORK: Your Guide to Success
will give leaders an overview of the key areas on the new AADE website and the enhanced MY AADE NETWORK so that these leaders can utilize these features to increase their members' engagement.