RWJF Seeks Applicants for New Leadership Development Program for Public Health Nurses
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is seeking applicants for a new program designed to build leadership capacities of public health nurses.
Public Health Nurse Leaders: Leveraging Nurse Leaders to Build a Culture of Health is a two-year leadership development program that will develop up to 24 senior-level public health nurse leaders (PHNL) to build partnerships around RWJF’s vision for a Culture of Health and integrate that work into the Campaign for Action‘s state Action Coalitions.
Feb. 18: Application is available online
- RWJF holds web conference for applicants, 1:00-2:00 pm ET. Registration is required and can be done here .
- RWJF holds web conference for PHNL collaborating Action Coalitions, 2:30-3:30 pm ET. Registration is required and can be done here.
April 17: Deadline for receipt of proposals
July 2015: Notification of awards
Sept. 1: Funding period begins
Sept. 29-Oct. 2: Session I for Public Health Nurse Leaders in Greensboro, North Carolina
Eligibility and Selection Criteria
Public Health Nurse Leader awards are open to registered nurses (RN) currently in a leadership position with a progressively senior leadership trajectory in public health governmental organizations. RWJF Executive Nurse Fellows and Alumni are not eligible to apply.
- Have a strong professional record that reflects positions of increasing leadership responsibility and the potential to achieve higher levels of leadership effectiveness.
- Have the vision, passion and capability to make a substantial impact on health and health care through a public and population health lens.
- Have a letter of support from the employing organization for the PHNL’s active engagement in two consecutive years of structured learning, self-study and engagement with the Action Coalition.
- Provide a letter of commitment from their state’s Action Coalition that a relationship has begun (or is already is place) between the PHNLs and their state Action Coalition and that an ongoing collaboration will continue to build a Culture of Health in their state.
- Applicant organizations must be based in the United States or its territories.
- Individual candidates for receipt of award funds must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents at the time of application.
Learn more about the program here.