Fox Chase’s Anne Jadwin Recognized by Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

April 5, 2016

Anne Jadwin, MSN, RN, AOCN, NE-BC, Vice President of Nursing Services/Chief Nursing Officer at Fox Chase Cancer Center.Anne Jadwin, MSN, RN, AOCN, NE-BC, Vice President of Nursing Services/Chief Nursing Officer at Fox Chase Cancer Center.PHILADELPHIA (April 5, 2016) — Anne Jadwin, MSN, RN, AOCN, NE-BC, Vice President of Nursing Services/Chief Nursing Officer at Fox Chase Cancer Center, has been nominated for the 2016 Outstanding Nurse Award from the Delta Tau Chapter-at-Large: Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

“I am honored to receive such a prestigious award,” said Jadwin. “The responsibility of leadership is not a burden — it’s an everyday joy to mentor graduate leadership students. The atmosphere at Fox Chase is conducive to student clinical experiences given our shared decision-making model patient-centered approach to care, and collegial practice environment.  Our focus on evidence-based practice and nursing research is particularly attractive to students who have project requirements during their semester. We value the culture at Fox Chase that is welcoming and supportive to students.”

The award will be announced at the 2016 induction ceremony for the Delta Tau Chapter-at-Large on Sunday, April 10, at Holy Family University. The Delta Tau Chapter-at-Large represents Holy Family University, Neumann University, Eastern University, and Immaculata University. The award recognizes leadership in nursing practice, administration, research and nursing education.

As Chief Nursing Officer, Jadwin provides administrative oversight for all nursing practice at Fox Chase. Jadwin received her BSN from Nazareth College and her MSN from Gwynedd Mercy College, with a clinical specialist focus in adult oncology and a functional major in nursing administration. She has maintained her advanced oncology certification since 1997, and her ANCC certification as a nurse executive since 2002. She has been with Fox Chase since 1999. 


The Hospital of Fox Chase Cancer Center and its affiliates (collectively “Fox Chase Cancer Center”), a member of the Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence five consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship and community outreach. It is the policy of Fox Chase Cancer Center that there shall be no exclusion from, or participation in, and no one denied the benefits of, the delivery of quality medical care on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, age, ancestry, color, national origin, physical ability, level of education, or source of payment.


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