The Academy for Clinical Practice, Education and Scholarship (ACES) is committed to improving clinical practice and education through interdisciplinary scholarship.

ACES has two (2) primary goals:

  1. Building scholarship capacity for clinicians and educators.
  2. Developing collaborative, interdisciplinary relationships to facilitate the generation of new knowledge and the application of evidence-based practice.


ACES currently has clinical partners from Novant Health, CaroMont and Atrium Health. Faculty participation, from all disciplines, is welcomed. If you would like to collaborate with ACES, please contact ACES Directors Dr. David Langford and Dr. Kathy Jordan or School of Nursing Director, Dr. Dena Evans. If you would like to see what topics are teams are currently involved with, please review our themes page