The purpose of the Mid-Career Award is to recognize the contribution of a member whose scholarly work influences outcomes in nursing practice, nursing education, health policy, or population health. The Mid-Career Award honors a member dedicated to mentoring the development of that scholarly work in the next generation of nurse scholars in the SNRS region. The successful nominee for this award will demonstrate progress in a program of research following doctoral education completed more than 5 years from the time of nomination. Any nominee employed in academia will hold a rank of Associate Professor or less.
The recipient of the award shall be selected in accordance with the established award criteria:
Nomination Procedure: The nomination form must be completed via the link on the SNRS webpage for this award. Nominations for this award must be made by a current SNRS member in the form of a nominations packet. The nominations packet must be submitted electronically per instructions on the SNRS website by the posted deadline (typically October 1st each year). Faxed and incomplete packets will not be accepted. Only the materials specified for the packet will apply to the award review. All information submitted in the nomination packet becomes the property of SNRS and will not be returned.
The Nomination Packet must include the following:
Guidelines for Letters
Selection Process: The SNRS Awards Committee will review all nomination packets and make recommendations to the SNRS Governing Board for final approval. Nominees must agree to attend the Award Ceremony at the Annual Conference to receive the award. Award recipients are responsible for their own expenses related to attendance at the annual conference.
2016 Suzanne Ameringer, PhD, RN
2015 Ann L. Horgas, RN, PhD
2014 Sharron L. Docherty
2013 Linda H. Yoder, PhD, MBA, RN, AOCN, FAAN