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Gerontological Nursing Faculty Development

lead 1Opportunities. The National Hartford Center support an array of faculty and career building initiatives for beginning, mid and senior level faculty including, for example, the Academic Leadership Conference, online geropsychiatric nursing continuing education content, Nursing Education Exchange (NEXus) and Facilitated Learning to Advance Geriatrics (FLAG) programs.

Leadership Conference

leadership conferenceJoin us on Nov. 17-18, 2015 in Orlando, FL for our Annual Academic Leadership Conference, that focuses on developing leaders in gerontological nursing and system-wide health care to advance the quality of health available to older adults. What began in 2000 as an exclusive John A. Hartford Foundation grant-related initiative has evolved into the premier leadership development conference in gerontological nursing.

Support of Scholars & Fellows

floresThe Patricia G. Archbold Pre-doctoral Scholar and Claire M. Fagin Post-doctoral Fellow Award Programs were created to increase academic gerontological nursing capacity by increasing the number of well-prepared gerontological nursing faculty. Scholars & Fellows, in collaboration with their mentors, implement a tailored professional development plan which fosters new competencies and enhanced effectiveness as an academic leader.

Mary Starke Harper Lectureship

harperThe Distinguished Nurse Leader Interview session is named in honor of Mary Starke Harper, an icon in psychiatry and named a Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing. The Annual Distinguished Nurse Leader Interview highlights the career of a nurse leader who has made significant contributions to the field of gerontology and gerontological nursing.

Alumni Highlight

Dr. Sarah Szanton

Dr. Sarah Szanton

Dr. Sarah Szanton is a 2014 Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research Protégé/Protégée award recipient. The award honors distinguished nurse investigators who show great early career promise in advancing science. Sarah is a National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence Patricia G. Archbold Scholar and Claire M. Fagin postdoctoral Fellow. As a developing scientist, she models sophistication, innovation, and the potential for rapid uptake of her research across disciplines. Her research project CAPABLE communicates a clear trajectory for high impact clinical and health system outcomes.

NHCGNE Needs Your Support

Support for the John A. Hartford Foundation ends in 2016. In our commitment to continue the legacy of these generous years of funding, which provided the impetus for the ascendance of the discipline of gerontologic nursing, NHCGNE is spearheading a fundraising campaign to continue support for Archbold Scholars and Fagin Fellows. Your gift will ensure our parents, grandparents and loved ones all get the very best, researched-based gerontological nursing care available.

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Annual Leadership Conference

Join us on Nov. 17-18, 2015 in Orlando, FL for our Annual Academic Leadership Conference, that focuses on developing leaders in gerontological nursing and system-wide health care to advance the quality of health available to older adults. What began in 2000 as an exclusive John A. Hartford Foundation grant-related initiative has evolved into the premier leadership development conference in gerontological nursing.


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NHCGNE Connect is a member benefit supporting an online networking platform for all member schools and their GSA-affiliated faculty. NHCGNE Connect permits participants to collaborate and work together in many creative ways. To make this resource successful, we need your participation. We invite you to join us at your earliest convenience by visiting NHCGNE Connect to begin building your profile and contributing to the conversation.

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