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AMN Healthcare Services Elects Douglas D. Wheat as Chairman of the Board

SAN DIEGO, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the nation's largest healthcare staffing company, announced today that its Board of Directors elected Douglas D. Wheat to serve as Chairman of the Board, effective on April 9, 2008.

Mr. Wheat has served as a Director of AMN Healthcare since November 1999. Currently Chairman of Challenger Capital Group, Ltd., Mr. Wheat was previously president and co-founder of Haas Wheat & Partners, AMN Healthcare's largest shareholder prior to the Company's public offering in 2001 through to its secondary offering in May 2005. During his tenure on the Board, Mr. Wheat has held numerous committee positions and most recently served as the Company's Presiding Director.

"We are honored that Mr. Wheat has agreed to head our Board of Directors," said Susan R. Nowakowski, President and Chief Executive Officer of AMN Healthcare. "Over the past nine years, his vision, experience, and deep understanding of AMN Healthcare's businesses have been integral to our growth and success, enhancing shareholder value."

"AMN Healthcare delivers a critical service to healthcare facilities and patients throughout the United States," noted Mr. Wheat. "As Chairman of the Board of Directors, I am looking forward to providing leadership and guidance to the Company as it achieves its long-term strategic goals."

Company Summary

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. is the largest healthcare staffing company in the United States and the largest nationwide provider in all four of its business lines: travel nurse staffing, locum tenens staffing (temporary physician staffing), physician permanent placement services and travel allied staffing. AMN Healthcare recruits healthcare professionals both nationally and internationally and places them on variable lengths of assignments and in permanent positions at acute-care hospitals, physician practice groups and other healthcare settings throughout the United States. For more information, visit

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The company based these forward-looking statements on its current expectations and projections about future events. Actual results could differ materially from those discussed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are identified by words such as "believe," "anticipate," "expect," "intend," "plan," "will," "may" and other similar expressions. In addition, any statements that refer to expectations, projections or other characterizations of future events or circumstances are forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ from those implied by the forward-looking statements contained in this press release are set forth in the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007, its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, and its Current Reports on Form 8-K. These statements reflect the company's current beliefs and are based upon information currently available to it. Be advised that developments subsequent to this press release are likely to cause these statements to become outdated with the passage of time.


David C. Dreyer,

Chief Financial Officer

Christopher Schwartz,

Vice President, Financial Reporting

and Investor Relations


SOURCE AMN Healthcare Services, Inc.
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