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AORN Government Affairs

Government Affairs

AORN's Government Affairs team advocates for you, your patients, and the entire surgical team by fighting daily for the issues that affect your profession and your patients' safety. We pursue these goals in both federal and state legislative and policy arenas nationwide.


United States of America

Be informed, stay involved, and take action. See news and legislation specific to your state.



AORN's annual policy agenda for legislative and regulatory action nationwide.



Be an advocate for your profession and your patients.


Health Policy News

Read the latest health policy news affecting you and your profession.

The Perioperative Agenda

Based on recommendations from the National Legislative Forum, each year the AORN Board of Directors establishes a nationwide policy agenda for the Government Affairs team to guide our advocacy efforts on behalf of the perioperative profession.

Be an Advocate

Together, we can make the profession stronger and your patients safer.

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AORN's Government Affairs Team

Amy L. Hader, JD

Amy L. Hader, JD
General Counsel and Director of Government Affairs

Jennifer Pennock

Jennifer Pennock, MS
Senior Manager, Government Affairs

Connect with Us

Phone: (303) 368-6271

Fax: (303) 755-4219

Email: [email protected]

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