The American Nurses Foundation (ANF) the charitable and philanthropic arm of the American Nurses Association (ANA) provide the following information:
The Scholar-in-Residence program provides a yearlong leadership opportunity in health policy at the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies (IOM). It is designed as an immersion experience to facilitate engaging nurse leaders in a prominent role in health policy development at the national level as well as their interaction with other health fellows and scholars. The American Academy of Nursing (AAN), the American Nurses Foundation (ANF) and the American Nurses Association (ANA) in partnership with the IOM support this program. The deadline is June 30, 2010.
2010 IOM Scholar - Call for Applications [pdf]