In an interview, Assistant Professor of Nursing Elizabeth Aquino, president of the Illinois American Nurses Association (ANA) and associate director of the School of Nursing’s Master’s Entry to Nursing Practice program, talks about the future of nursing. She discusses the nursing shortage, the need for more school nurses, diversity in the nursing profession and retention issues related to burnout. She outlines what DePaul's School of Nursing, the ANA and other nursing associations are doing to strengthen and diversify the nursing profession.