AANP Community Badges

Engage, Get Points and Earn Your Ribbons!

Did you know that you can earn points toward collecting ribbons just for being active within AANP Communities? While in the communities website, click on your profile picture at the top-right of the page and select “profile”, then “my contributions” and “summary” to view your point total.

  • Engagement points are awarded for a multitude of activities, including viewing posts and updating your profile.
  • Contribution points are earned by posting and replying.
  • Reputation points are earned by having other community members recommend your posts.

AANP Top Contributor

Research Committee members hold positions on an internal AANP advisory group for the purpose of the development, evaluation and dissemination of research projects that are nurse practitioner focused or led. Committee members advise AANP staff on research-related programs, initiatives and activities.

AANP Silver Contributor

Research Committee members hold positions on an internal AANP advisory group for the purpose of the development, evaluation and dissemination of research projects that are nurse practitioner focused or led. Committee members advise AANP staff on research-related programs, initiatives and activities.

AANP Bronze Contributor

Research Committee members hold positions on an internal AANP advisory group for the purpose of the development, evaluation and dissemination of research projects that are nurse practitioner focused or led. Committee members advise AANP staff on research-related programs, initiatives and activities.

Early Adopter

Research Committee members hold positions on an internal AANP advisory group for the purpose of the development, evaluation and dissemination of research projects that are nurse practitioner focused or led. Committee members advise AANP staff on research-related programs, initiatives and activities.

AANP Fellow

Research Committee members hold positions on an internal AANP advisory group for the purpose of the development, evaluation and dissemination of research projects that are nurse practitioner focused or led. Committee members advise AANP staff on research-related programs, initiatives and activities.

SPG Co-chair

This ribbon is given to each SPG’s two co-chairs. SPG co-chairs are experts in their particular clinical area and serve revolving two year terms. The co-chairs are responsible for ***, ***, and ***, and can provide guidance in becoming an active SPG participant.

AANP Research Committee

This ribbon identifies members of the AANP Research Committee. Research Committee members hold positions on an internal AANP advisory group for the purpose of the development, evaluation and dissemination of research projects that are nurse practitioner focused or led. Committee members advise AANP staff on research-related programs, initiatives and activities.


Learn More About Available AANP Communites

Specialty Practice Groups (SPGs)

AANP offers 17 SPG communities that are organized around therapeutic areas and professional interests. Designed to support discussion, document sharing, collaboration and networking, each SPG maintains a dedicated online forum where you can instantly connect with like-minded NP colleagues and share information—all in the pursuit of providing the best care to your patients.

View All SPG Opportunities

AANP Network for Research (AANPNR)

The AANPNR is a free online community that provides NPs with a platform to interact with other researchers. Benefits of the AANPNR include sharing resources with other NPs, receiving a monthly newsletter and much more!

Join AANPNR