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Call for New Scholars

We are pleased to announce a new opportunity to apply for a one-year Connell Nursing Research Scholar (CNRS) Post-Doctoral Award 2016-2017.  Of note, the doctorally prepared nurse researchers invited to participate in this program have dedicated time (up to 16 hours each week) to advance a research agenda consistent with strategic goals of MGH Patient Care Services and their personal research focus.  The CNRS is also able to select an external mentor who is a visionary nurse leader an experienced nurse researcher with a demonstrated ability to advance a research agenda, and a program of research that complements the applicant’s research, especially within a clinical practice environment.    

Further information about this award is available on the Munn Center for Nursing Research website (  Please follow the guidelines as presented.  The application period will be open from April 15th until June 15th, 2016.

If you need further guidance around this application process, please contact me at or contact Linda Lyster at 617-643-0431 or for more information.

The CNRS Award is an important vehicle for Nurse Researchers at the MGH to consider as they advance their program of research. Please take the time to consider applying for this award and join nine post-doctoral Nursing Research Scholars and their mentors who continue to advance their own program of research and promote a collaborative culture of inquiry across the MGH enterprise.

Dorothy A. Jones, EdD, RN, FAAN, FNI
Director Emerita, The Yvonne L. Munn Center for Nursing Research
Administrator, Connell Nursing Research Scholars Program


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