Annual Meeting: 2010 – Insight and Inspiration at New Jersey Nursing Initiative
In late October, the New Jersey Nursing Initiative (NJNI) convened its second cohort of New Jersey Nursing Scholars in Princeton, New Jersey, for NJNI’s second annual meeting. They joined the first cohort of Scholars at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) for three days to network and learn about new developments in the field of nursing.
During the meeting, Scholars heard from renowned speakers, including: nursing legend Angela Barron McBride, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., distinguished professor-dean emerita at the Indiana University School of Nursing; Susan Hassmiller, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., RWJF’s senior advisor for nursing; and Ellen-Marie Whelan, Ph.D., R.N., Center for American Progress Action Fund senior policy analyst. McBride delivered the keynote address, “Orchestrating a Faculty Career.”
In addition to expert advice, the annual meeting offered Scholars an introduction to RWJF and the NJNI, and provided the opportunity to network with peers, faculty and experts in the nursing field and other professions.