President-elect of the AANA
Sep 21, 2016
Bruce Weiner, M.S., CRNA (C.R.N.A. ’84), took office as the 2016-17 president of the 50,000-member American Association of Nurse Anesthetists during the AANA Nurse Anesthesia Annual Congress, Sept. 9-13, 2016, in Washington, D.C. Weiner is a CRNA at Florida Hospital, Carrollwood, in Tampa and a guest lecturer at the University of South Florida Nurse Anesthesia Program. He has long been active in nurse anesthesia, serving in man capacities in professional associations and boards of directors at the state and national levels. Weiner has a particular passion for clinical excellence, patient safety, advocacy and technology. He is also an active member in the Florida Nurses Association and the Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society. A CRNA for more than 30 years, Weiner is currently pursuing doctoral studies at the University of South Florida. He has a master’s degree in nurse anesthesiology from the Medical College of Virginia and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Delaware.