New on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Human Capital Blog
Read an interview with Julie A. Fairman, PhD, RN, FAAN, co-director of the RWJF Future of Nursing Scholars program, which aims to create a large and diverse cadre of PhD-prepared nurses who are committed to long-term leadership careers that advance science and discovery, strengthen nursing education, and help transform nursing and health care. The program recently released its first Call for Proposals for schools with research-focused PhD programs in nursing.
See a post in which Robert Atkins, PhD, RN, director of New Jersey Health Initiatives, RWJF’s statewide grantmaking program, discusses priorities for the Foundation in its home state. Atkins is an alumnus of the RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholars program.
Read a blog about Kentucky allowing more flexibility for nurse practitioners who practice in the state, and a post by Sue No, RN, BSN, a fellow with the RWJF Nursing and Health Policy Collaborative at the University of New Mexico, about Generation Y and the Affordable Care Act.
Read Past Issues of Sharing Nursing’s Knowledge
Read previous and archived issues of this newsletter, including: a story on efforts to prepare nurses for leadership in public policy; an RN Work Project study on the employment experiences of newly licensed registered nurses; and a profile of Nancy Ridenour, PhD, APRN, FAAN, an alumna of two RWJF programs, who is urging nurses to study political science, as well as more traditional sciences. See the February issue and read archived issues of Sharing Nursing’s Knowledge.
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