It is hard to believe that the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is celebrating 25 years of AACN Advanced Critical Care! The journal has undergone many significant transformations throughout its illustrious history, not the least of which have been 2 name changes from its original AACN Clinical Issues in Critical Care Nursing to AACN Clinical Issues: Advanced Practice in Acute and Critical Care and then to the current title of AACN Advanced Critical Care (Figure 1). I have been fortunate to follow a series of distinguished editors:
John Clochesy, RN, PhD, editor from 1989 to 1994
Mary Lou Sole, RN, PhD, CNS, FAAN, editor from 1994 to 1999
Patricia Gonce Morton, RN, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAAN, editor from 1999 to 2005
Marianne Chulay, RN, PhD, FAAN, editor from 2005 to 2008
Marla De Jong, RN, PhD, CCNS, FAAN, editor from...