Awards & Scholarships

National Academy of Medicine
Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence 

The NAM Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence, supported by the Academy, the American Nurses Association (ANA), and the American Nurses Foundation (ANF), provides a year-long leadership opportunity in health policy at the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). It is designed as an immersion experience to facilitate nurse leaders to engage in a prominent role in health policy development at the national level and to interact with other health fellows and scholars.

The American Academy of Nursing (Academy), the American Nurses Association (ANA), and the American Nurses Foundation (the Foundation), are excited to announce the unique opportunity for the next Distinguished National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Nurse Scholar-in-Residence. This Nurse Scholar will be part of the team that will support the new Robert Wood Johnson Future of Nursing 2020-2030 Study. The committee will commence in early 2019 and conclude in 2020.

Click here for the 2019-2020 Call for Applications. The application deadline is January 7, 2019.

Johnson & Johnson Excellence in Media Award

The American Academy of Nursing’s Johnson & Johnson Excellence in Media Award recognizes exemplary journalism that reports on health or health care with accurate and appropriate inclusion of nurses’ contributions or perspectives. Eligible individuals are journalists representing media include newspapers, radio, television, magazines, online sources of public information (including blogs), and other media (including documentary films or entertainment media) that target a public audience.  Entries may include investigative reporting stories, breaking news, shorts, single stories, series, documentaries, and other media approaches.