*NOMINATION DEADLINE *MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST*
Award Criteria and Eligibility
Each applicant/nominee for the Suzanne Feetham Nurse Scientist Family Research Award, given annually by the Eastern Nursing Research Society, must be an active member of the ENRS who:
Has an earned doctorate and post-doctoral research;
Has made outstanding contributions to the understanding of: families in health and illness; family functioning; and/or family structure;
Has contributed to the development and testing of interventions that improve family functioning;
Has completed research and scholarship that informs practice and education so that the circumstances and situations of families may be improved;
Has provided information that can inform health care policy to improve the health of families;
Has demonstrated leadership in research of families (e.g., mentoring, leadership through family research RIG; etc.);
Is not currently an ENRS Board member or ENRS Awards Committee member.
This award accepts applications from researchers as well as nominations from colleagues. With the above criteria taken into consideration, the applicant/nominee may be in one of two categories:
Junior family nursing researcher/scholar
– An earned doctorate within the last 7 years with a developing program of family research and scholarship
Senior family nursing researcher/scholar
- A researcher with a well-established program of family research and scholarship.
The application must include the following documents:
Statements from the
nominator or applicant
(two-page limit; single-spaced; 0.5 margins)
and two additional references
(one-page limit each) that make the case for the nominee’s major contribution(s),
current research involvement
, and why these are important (total of 3 statements to be submitted)
Nominee’s up-to-date curriculum vitae that clearly, accurately, and completely documents research contributions and current research activities
PDF copies of three (3) representative refereed research publications
Email notifications will go out in February 2018. Winners will be formally recognized on Friday, April 13, 2018 at the Closing Awards Ceremony Brunch of the 30th Annual Scientific Sessions at the Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, NJ.
Please direct questions related to ENRS Annual Awards Nominations to Dr. Ann Marie Mauro, Awards Committee Chair.
After reviewing the above criteria and supporting documentation requirements, please complete the following nomination form. If you have any questions related to the completion of the form or the candidate's membership status, please contact Jessica Widing, Managing Director.