Call for Applications: IOM Nurse Scholar in Residence Program

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The American Nurses Association (ANA), the American Academy of Nursing (AAN), and the American Nurses Foundation (ANF) in partnership with the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies (IOM) announce the call for applications for the 2009 - 2010 IOM Nurse Scholar-in-Residence program.

This Scholar-in-Residence program provides a yearlong leadership opportunity in health policy at the IOM. It is designed as an immersion experience to facilitate nurse leaders engaging in a prominent role in health policy development at the national level and their interaction with other health fellows and scholars.

The AAN, the ANA, and ANF in partnership with the IOM support this program. The program award includes: an annual stipend of $75,000 (plus up to $5,000 for related expenses); Provision of an office at IOM with appropriate supports; and an intensive two-month orientation in federal health policy formation.

Complete applications should be sent electronically to the American Academy of Nursing by June 30, 2009.

For more information and application process go to the AAN web site from link below.