Rush University, a six time grantee of the NCIN program was recently highlighted on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Website for the actions taken by the university in the areas od diversity and mentorship. "A principal challenge of creating successful grant-funded projects is finding ways to sustain efforts after initial funding comes to a close.
In partnership with AARP, Susan Hassmiller, PhD, RN, FAAN, directs the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, which seeks to ensure that everyone in America can live a healthier life, supported by a system in which nurses are essential partners in providing care and promoting health.
Just last month the New Careers in Nursing Scholars’ Network held two regional meetings.
The first was hosted by Georgia Regents University in Augusta, Georgia on Saturday, April 18. The second brought schools together on the campus of Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, New Jersey on Saturday, April 25.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Careers in Nursing program (NCIN) launched the Doctoral Advancement in Nursing (DAN) Project to address the lack of doctorally-prepared nurses the nation requires to address the nation’s future health care needs.