Connie Barden, CCO
Connie Barden, CCO

Anne and George L. Bunting Professor of Clinical Ethics, Berman Institute of Bioethics/School of Nursing; Professor of Nursing and Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University

Connie Barden is chief clinical officer of AACN.  She provides strategic leadership that drives the development of clinical practice resources and ensures that standards and guidelines meet the rigor of a rapidly changing healthcare environment. In her CCO role she also serves as the executive leader of AACN’s Strategic Advocacy Team. She is a past president of AACN and led the task force that framed the landmark “AACN Standards for Establishing and Sustaining Healthy Work Environments: A Journey to Excellence.”