The latest news from the Future of Nursing Scholars program

Cohort 2 Scholar Presenting on CMS Webinar

November 6, 2015

Cohort 2 Scholar Sabrina Orique will be a panelist on a national webinar for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services regarding prevention methods of catheter associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) and central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI).  The session will be held on November 20, 2015 at 2:00pmET and will provide hospitals with an understanding[…] Read More

Cohort 2 Scholar Published in the Journal of Emergency Nursing

September 30, 2015

Congratulations to RWJF Future of Nursing Scholar Ethan Cicero, BSN, RN, whose paper, “I Was a Spectacle…A Freak Show at the Circus”: A Transgender Person’s ED Experience and Implications for Nursing Practice, was recently published in the Journal of Emergency Nursing.  The article provides a case study about a transgendered patient, Brandon James (a pseudonym), and[…] Read More

Summer Institute 2015: Science and Policy

August 28, 2015

The RWJF Future of Nursing Scholars program’s first cohort of Scholars  and their primary mentors attended a Summer Institute on Science and Policy July 13-15, 2015. The event featured two keynote addresses, presented by Dorothy E. Roberts, JD (University of Pennsylvania Law School) and Cynthia A. Connolly, PhD, RN, PNP, FAAN (University of Pennsylvania School[…] Read More

Forty-Six Nurses Selected to Be Future of Nursing Scholars

July 9, 2015

New Scholars to study HIV prevention, hospice care among African Americans, nurses’ decision-making in stressful environments, and more. Philadelphia—The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) today announced the names of the 46 nurses who have been selected by schools of nursing across the country as Future of Nursing Scholars. Each Future of Nursing Scholar will receive[…] Read More