Saving and Celebrating Nursing History

Membership Information

Becoming a member of WCNH provides you with a spectrum of opportunities to both enrich your interest and contribute to the field of nursing history with particular focus on nursing history in the Western United States & Pacific. Annual membership is:  January to December.

Membership Categories

Regular Member – Open to professional nurses as well as anyone who has an interest in nursing history. Membership includes all member benefits listed below. Dues $50.

Supporting Member – A regular member who makes an additional donation of $75 or more to support the work of WCNH.

Student Member – Full-time students with an interest in the work of WCNH. Dues $20.

Institutional Member – Schools, colleges and departments of nursing, as well as organizations, agencies or corporations with an interest in the purposes and work of WCNH. Dues $200.

WCNH Member Benefits

  • Access to Virtual Presentations (1-2 hours each) on topics related to nursing history in the Western US and Pacific. Free CEUs awarded for attendees.
  • WCNH Newsletter (semi-annual)
  • Updates on events and news of interest to the nursing and health care history community
  • Connection and networking opportunities with WCNH members
  • Opportunities for involvement in WCNH’s current endeavors, such as:
    1. Continued development and organization of the WCNH Archives at Azusa Pacific University School of Nursing (Monrovia Campus)
    2. Interviews and recording of oral histories of nurses in Western states & Pacific
    3. Board membership and holding office in WCNH
    4. Eligibility for grants and WCNH nursing scholarship awards
    5. Participation in nursing history education at Azusa Pacific University

Contact Information


Azusa Pacific University
Monrovia Regional Campus
606 E. Huntington Dr.
Monrovia, CA 91016-3637