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Call for Abstracts/Proposals

Call for Abstracts: TCNS 47th Annual Conference

Deadline to Submit: Apr. 15

The conference theme is “Transcultural Nursing: Setting a Course in Turbulent Times.”

Submitted by Melissa Kalarchian


Submit an Abstract: The 12th Annual McGinley-Rice Symposium: “The Face of the Person Who is Poor”

The deadline to submit is April 16. 

This call for proposals invites papers and posters that:

  • Explore the social justice tradition and its application to the health and well-being of the person who is poor.
  • Present research data that discuss the current state of knowledge regarding the causes and effects of poverty: its prevention, identification, and short and long-term remedies.
  • Discuss philosophical and/or theoretical issues related to the health and human consequences of poverty.
  • Discuss clinical and/or programmatic initiatives to foster health care equity for the person who is poor.
  • Discuss governmental and private programs to address poverty.

Contact: Kellie Dalton


Call for Proposals: 2022 Carol Carfang Nursing & Healthcare Ethics Conference

The deadline to submit is Dec. 1.

The Carol Carfang Nursing & Healthcare Ethics Conference offers a unique opportunity to discuss your work with distinguished ethicists, educators, philosophers and healthcare professionals interested in contemporary ethical issues in healthcare.

We invite submission of abstracts for a 15-20 minute presentation and for posters that address any contemporary ethical issue in healthcare.

Potential topics, both general and specific:

  • Harm Reduction as a framework and approach to health intervention
  • Vaccine Hesitancy, Access and Distribution
  • Moral Distress
  • Distributive Justice
  • Race and Gender Equity

Training and Work Groups

University of Utah Grant Writing Coaching Group Study

Cohort 4 Deadline: April 16

Are you finding it challenging to learn the intricacies of writing NIH-style research proposals? Do you struggle with making a compelling case to reviewers for the importance of your research project? Are you having trouble getting consistent feedback from experts as you write research proposals?

If any or all of these apply to you, consider applying for entry into the University of Utah Grant Writing Coaching Group Study.

All study participants will engage in a 5-month long, writing-intensive, small group, coaching experience designed to refine their proposal writing skills and facilitate timely submission of their proposals.


AACN’s Digital Academy: Building the Essentials Tool Kit with Digital Innovation

Deadline to apply is June 15.

AACN is pleased to announce the inaugural Digital Academy: Building the Essentials Tool Kit with Digital Innovation, which will be held as a pre-conference to AACN’s Transform 2021 on November 29-December 1 in Dallas, TX. This event will bring together 30 innovative nursing faculty to develop digital projects around the 10 domains outlined in the new AACN Essentials. The Academy will provide nurse educators with training and tools to sharpen their skills as digital content creators and a unique experience to network with colleagues from schools nationwide.

Participation is limited to 30 individuals selected from AACN member institutions (limited to one person per school). The Digital Academy is free, but participants are responsible for the cost of travel, meals, and lodging. 

Who Should Apply:
  • Faculty/Administrators/Staff from an AACN member institution
    Note: Faculty who have attended a previous digital innovation bootcamps are not eligible to apply. 
  • Willing to breaking the mold and learn new ways to innovate digital content
  • Familiar with AACN’s Essentials Document, Domains, and Concepts

Faculty selected to attend the academy will develop a digital project that aligns with one of the 10 Domains delineated in the new Essentials, including integrative learning strategies/concepts, opportunities for program enhancement, and resources that will assist faculty in either entry-level or advanced-level professional nursing education.

Submitted by Dean Glasgow


PA Community Alliance Summit Seeking Presenters and Speakers

The seventh annual PA Community Alliance Summit is coming this fall and will be virtual!  We are seeking presenters and speakers who can facilitate engaging discussions with attendees.  Please see the attached application form for additional details.

The PA Community Alliance Summit is a day of networking, discovering alliances and collaboration building among diverse organizations throughout Pennsylvania led by and/or supporting underserved/unserved populations who experience marginalization and oppression.

Open application.

Submitted by Khlood Salman


Skills for Health & Research Professionals (SHARP) Program at Columbia University

Registration is now open for 18 hands-on summer boot camps designed for health and research professionals from any organization and all career stages! Learn immediate takeaway skills directly from the experts over two-three days this summer through livestream, virtual trainings. Scholarships and early-bird rates are available. Capacity is limited.

Submitted by Melissa Kalarchian