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AACN Attends Virtual Hill Day

On September 23, AACN joined the 2021 Rally for Medical Research Virtual Hill Day where they emphasized the need for sustained and increased funding for NINR. Along with AACN, more than 400 organizations and individuals joined this year’s event to advocate for continued congressional funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). You can find more information of the rally here.

Dr. Zenk Posts Director's Message Reflecting On Her Role As NINR Director

Dr. Shannon Zenk posted a new Director's Message reflecting on her first year as the Director NINR. You can read her full statement here.

Applications Are Open for FY22 Smart Health and Biomedical Research in the Era of Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Data Science Program

Applications are now open for the FY22 Smart Health and Biomedical Research in the Era of Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Data Science (SCH) Program. The proposal deadline is November 10, 2021 at 5:00 pm (submitter's local time). To read more about the program and proposal instructions, click here.

NINR Wants Your Feedback: Strategic Plan (2022-2026) Still Under Development

NINR is still in the process of developing their Strategic Plan for 2022-2026. The new strategic plan will build on NINR’s past accomplishments and present a bold, new research agenda to advance nursing science.

NINR worked with the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research (NACNR) to identify strengths, limitations, challenges, and opportunities in nursing science while developing the new Strategic Plan. NINR is collecting input from multiple other sources inside and outside the nursing science community, including NINR staff, NIH colleagues, and external stakeholder groups. 

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NINR Director's Lecture: September 14, 2021

NINR's next Director's Lecture: “Addressing One of the Most Enduring Challenges in Health Care: End-of-Life Decision Making” will be held on September 14 at 10:00 am ET.

Dr. Mi-Kyung Song will present her intervention research to develop and test an end-of-life communication intervention targeting patients with chronic illness and their family caregivers, spanning all stages of the NIH Stage Model of behavioral intervention development research.

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2021 NINR Methodologies Boot Camp: Registration To Open Soon!

The 2021 Boot Camp will explore the impact that Artificial Intelligence has in the evolving healthcare environment to improve the care of all patients and families in an equitable way. The goal is to showcase how AI can improve outcomes and how to avoid unintended consequences that increase disparities.

Registration will be opening in mid-July. You can read more about the content and session dates here.

Send Your Feedback for NINR's Strategic Plan

NINR is in the developing stages of the 2022-2026 Strategic Plan. The Strategic Plan will outline future research goals, objectives, and vision for nursing science. 

NINR established a working group under the NACNR to identify strengths, limitations, challenges and opportunities in nursing science and provided a report at the May NACNR meeting. You can watch the recording of the meeting here

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National Advisory Council for Nursing Research Video Now Available

The video of the May 2021 public session of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research is now available to view. You can view the video here.

New Directors Message from NINR Director, Dr. Shannon Zenk

NINR Director, Dr. Shannon Zenk, posted a Director’s Message about the development of NINR's Strategic Plan for 2022-2026. She also addresses the list of recommendations for potential NINR research areas that developed from the NACNR working group. 

Dr. Zenk also discusses the report from the National Academy of Medicine: The Future of Nursing 2020–2030: Charting a Path to Health Equity

"This report makes a compelling case for nurses assuming a leading role in overcoming and eliminating the persistent health inequities in our society, and I encourage you to review the report’s recommendations. It is clear from the report that nursing science is an important part of this effort, and as a leader in the field of nursing science, NINR is integral to funding research that will contribute to the evidence base needed to achieve The Future of Nursing’s goals relating to health equity."

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Participate in the NIH HEAL Initiative Idea Exchange

The NIH Helping to End Addiction Long-term Initiative has opened an idea exchange to hear from the public. The goal is to crowdsource solutions to improve pain management and the prevention and treatment of opioid misuse and addiction. The comment period will close on June 1. Read more about this initiative here.

Recording Available of Dr. Ryan Shaw's NINR Presentation

The recording of Dr. Ryan Shaw's presentation “Digital Health: Towards the Next Era of Healthcare Delivery and Chronic Disease Management” is now available. You can view the recording here.

Open Session for National Advisory Council for Nursing Research

104th Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research
May 18, 2021 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (ET)

The session will include the following presentations:



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NINR is Hiring: Director, Division of Extramural Science Programs

NINR is accepting applications from nurse scientists for the position of Director of the Division of Extramural Science Programs. Applications received by May 21 will be prioritized for consideration. You may contact Dr. Gwen Collman with questions and for more information about this vacancy at [email protected].

For more information about this job posting, please visit the NINR website.

NINR Director's Lecture: April 20, 2021

“Digital Health: Towards the Next Era of Healthcare Delivery and Chronic Disease Management”
April 20, 2021
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (ET)

In the upcoming Director's Lecture, Dr. Shaw will discuss the role that digital health is playing in transforming healthcare delivery and in creating new opportunities for chronic disease management across the lifespan.

Register Here

NIH Asks for Input on Effort to End Structural Racism in Biomedical Research

NIH has launched an effort to end structural racism in biomedical research through a new initiative called UNITE. You can find NIH Director, Francis Collins' statement here. NIH asks that you share your perspective and recommendations as we thoughtfully consider NIH’s proactive approach to address racial and health inequities in biomedical research. Comments can be submitted through the submission website and must be received by April 9, 2021.

More Information Here

Source: https://www.nih.gov/ending-structural-racism

NIH Launches FIRST Program to Build Diverse Teams

The NIH Common Fund has launched the Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) program. NIH FIRST seeks to build diverse teams of early-career scientists and set them up for long-term success by fostering a culture of inclusive excellence. 

Read more about NIH FIRST here

NINR Welcomes New Members to Advisory Council

The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) announced the appointment of five new members to the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research (NACNR). 

  • Grayson Holmbeck, PhD
  • Mallory Johnson, PhD 
  • Christopher Lee, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, FHFSA
  • Cindy L. Munro, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, FAAAS
  • Elias Provencio-Vasquez, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP 

Read more about the new Advisory Council members here.

NIH Announces Two Research Opportunities

NIH has published two Research Opportunity Announcements for research concerning individuals who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and suffer from post-acute manifestations of SARS-CoV-2 infection.

  • COVID19 Recovery Cohort ROA soliciting proposals for studies involving (a) clinical recovery cohorts, (b) EHR and other real-world data, and (c) autopsy cohorts; proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m., March 23, 2021.
  • Clinical Science Core ROA soliciting proposals for (a) a Data Resource Core, (b) a Clinical Studies Core, and (c) a Biospecimen Core; proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m., March 16, 2021.

Learn more here.

Director's Message from Dr. Shannon Zenk

NINR Director, Shannon Zenk, posted a message on structural inequalities in the United States and NINR's commitment to supporting nursing research that will identify interventions and policies to remove barriers to health equity.

Read her full announcement here

 

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NINR Hiring for Communications Director

NINR is accepting applications for Communications Director/Chief of the Office of Communications and Public Liaison to lead the Institute’s communications efforts to NINR stakeholders.

The candidate will be responsible for:

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