Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, and Editor-in-Chief of Nursing Education Perspectives, has been honored by the American Academy of Nursing, as a Living Legend. Dr. Fitzpatrick is best known for her contributions toward advancing the science of nursing education at universities and health ministries around the world. From developing educational interventions focused on HIV/AIDS prevention in Uganda to designing a 10-hospital project centered on improving the nursing care provided to elders, her research has shined a spotlight on the meaningfulness of nurses' work life. She served as Dean of Case Western Reserve University's School of Nursing for over 15 years, and she has been a leader of several national nursing organizations during her career, including President of the American Academy of Nursing 1997-1999. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Fitzpatrick!