HealthJanuary 15, 2019

Wolters Kluwer's Lippincott nursing content/solutions recognized in American Journal of Nursing 2019 Book of the Year Awards

Wolters Kluwer's Lippincott nursing content was honored by the American Journal of Nursing (AJN) in its 2019 Book of the Year Awards as exceptional texts for advancing healthcare quality. Now in its 49th year, the AJN Book of the Year Awards is a distinguished list of valuable titles selected by a panel of judges made up of nursing executives, clinicians and college professors.

Lippincott text and digital solutions received awards in three categories.

  • Community/Public Health
    • LGBTQ Cultures: What Health Care Professionals Need to Know About Sexual and Gender Diversity by Michele J. Eliason and Peggy L. Chinn, 3rd Edition - 1st Place
  • Digital Products
  • Professional Issues
    • Leddy and Pepper's Professional Nursing by Lucy J. Hood, 9th edition - 2nd Place


The annual AJN Book of the Year program recognizes the best in nursing publishing in a prestigious competition that garners the attention of the nursing community and supporting healthcare publishers. Winners are chosen by a panel of judges ranging from college professors to clinicians to nursing executives. Awards are given for first, second and third place in 20 categories.


American Journal of Nursing is the most honored broad-based nursing journal in the world. Peer reviewed and evidence-based, it is considered the profession's premier journal. AJN's mission is to promote excellence in nursing and health care through the dissemination of evidence-based, peer-reviewed clinical information and original research, discussion of relevant and controversial professional issues, adherence to the standards of journalistic integrity and excellence, and promotion of nursing perspectives to the health care community and the public.

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