The Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR) is an independent, non-profit organization founded in 1993. Nurse researchers are grounded in clinical nursing practice and focused on the physical, mental, emotional and social needs of patients. They recognize the illness and the presence of health risk factors affecting the overall well-being of individuals.

The healthcare community faces new challenges and opportunities to improve patient care each year. With the continuing leadership provided by NINR and the support of FNINR, nurse researchers will continue to contribute to the enhanced health and well-being of all Americans, especially in a time when cost-effectiveness and quality of care are equally championed by the public and the Nation’s decision makers.

The Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research will be returning to Washington, DC for the 2024 Annual NightinGala on October 30, 2024!

FNINR invites you to join us in celebrating the excellent work and discoveries being done by nurse researchers. Together, we can magnify the impact of nursing science through support of the National Institute of Nursing Research.

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This program is designed to give each and every person who values nursing research the opportunity to become a Friend and support the mission of FNINR.

By becoming a “Friend of the Friends” you will help advance FNINR’s mission and the mission of science and its role in providing positive outcomes to the health care community.

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