AcademyHealth's Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues (IRGNI) is seeking nominations for its Research Mentorship Award, which recognizes the contributions of a senior scientist to the career development of young investigators who are engaged in research focused on interdisciplinary health services research on nursing issues.

The award recipient will be recognized with the presentation of a plaque and a $500 honorarium at the IRGNI Pre-Conference Session, which is held in conjunction with the 2018 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. 

This year's application cycle is now closed. For awards related questions, please contact JulieAnn Rudolph or call 202.292.6790.


Examples of mentorship activities that would support this nomination include:

  • Including the mentee as a participant on a research team;
  • Assisting the mentee with developing scholarly publications in peer-reviewed journals, co-authoring with mentee, and/or recommending mentee as a reviewer for journals;
  • Sharing information about and serving as consultant or sponsor for training and research grants;
  • Consulting and guiding mentee on development of career plans, decision making about potential opportunities, setting priorities; and participating in service opportunities.

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