Congratulations to the American Academy of Nursing’s 2023 fellows, 253 distinguished nurse leaders who will be recognized for their substantial, sustained, and outstanding impact on health and health care at the Academy’s annual Health Policy Conference in October.
We are highlighting another video in our series featuring equity-minded nurses talking about their work. Ashley Darcy-Mahoney, PhD, NNP-BC, FAAN, RWJF senior nurse scholar and professor at The George Washington University School of Nursing, says it’s important to look at a patient’s whole life history to understand how to care for them.
The AARP Center for Health Equity Through Nursing℠ (A-CHEN) is seeking nurses to serve as positive, professional role models for nursing students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic-serving institutions, and American Indian/Alaska Native schools. Mentors benefit by being part of someone else’s growth and development in the nursing profession, and by growing their own skills and learning from their mentees. Fill out a short questionnaire to find out if it’s right for you!
The Mississippi Action Coalition in collaboration with the Nurses on Boards Coalition invites other Action Coalitions to join in a series of town hall meetings to discuss strengthening nurses’ voices to improve health equity. Be a part of raising the tide of nurse trustees pursuing health equity through collaboration and community-based approaches. The project is supported by a Health Equity Innovations Fund award, sponsored by the AARP Center for Health Equity Through NursingSM and the Campaign for Action.
Action Coalitions: What’s Up? Tell Us So That We Can Share
Fans of the Campaign for Action like to learn what’s happening in other states. But we might not know your stories. Help us celebrate your efforts and share details of progress by dropping a note to Aidan McCallion at email@example.com. We’ll spread the news through news posts to our blog, social media, and the Campaign Update.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is offering a limited number of fellowships to provide training in health equity issues and leadership to early career individuals to improve the health of racial and ethnic minority and other disadvantaged populations. It is an opportunity for individuals interested in working at HHS to advance health equity and address the social determinants of health through health policies, programs, and practices and to enhance skills and competencies necessary for federal leadership service among participants.
RWJF’s Health Data For Action (HD4A) program will support innovative research that uses data to answer important research questions and inform health policy by connecting researchers with data they need. Recognizing that access to rich data is a cornerstone of producing timely and objective research, RWJF’s HD4 program is designed to leverage health data for actionable insights. Initial brief proposals due August 18.
The ANA Innovation Awards highlight, recognize, and celebrate nurse-led innovation that improves patient safety outcomes. The awards offer $25,000 for an individual nurse and $50,000 for a nurse-led team. Research, educational interventions, care delivery models and new business or service are among the many categories. Deadline: November 3.