Developing the next generation of nurse leaders and innovators

Applications open Sept. 22 for the 2024 cohort of approximately 10 Betty Irene Moore Fellows.

Register for April 13 informational webinar for deans, associate deans, chief nurse executives and chief nursing officers »

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The Betty Irene Moore Fellowship for Nurse Leaders and Innovators is a national program to develop the next generation of nurse leaders and innovators. The fellowship program recognizes and advances early- to mid-career nursing scholars and innovators with high potential to accelerate leadership in nursing-science research, practice, education, policy and entrepreneurship. Betty Irene Moore Fellows develop skills and confidence in leadership and innovation improving health care delivery and advancing health. 

Betty Irene Moore Fellow’s film premieres at Sundance Film Festival

Betty Irene Moore Fellow Michelle Litchman, 2021 cohort member and assistant professor at the University of Utah College of Nursing, discussed the "Language of Care" during a panel discussion after the film premiered at Sundance Film Festival 2023. (c) University of Utah Health. All rights reserved.Betty Irene Moore Fellow Michelle Litchman discussed the "Language of Care" during a panel discussion after the film premiered at Sundance Film Festival 2023. (Photo Credit: University of Utah Health)

Improving access to health care in the Deaf community is a highly personal endeavor for Betty Irene Moore Fellow Michelle Litchman. Witnessing the struggles of her six family members who are Deaf, she strives to bridge the communication gap between people who are Deaf and health care providers. Her work is highlighted in “Language of Care,” a film by the University of Utah that premiered Jan. 23 at Sundance Film Festival 2023.

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Health Equity Innovations Fund awards

Betty Irene Moore Fellows Kristen Choi and Fayron Epps along with Fellowship National Advisory Council member Bernice Coleman. (c) UC Davis Regents. All rights reserved.Betty Irene Moore Fellows Kristen Choi and Fayron Epps received Health Equity Innovations Fund awards along with Fellowship National Advisory Council member Bernice Coleman.

Three nurse leaders associated with the Betty Irene Moore Fellowship for Nurse Leaders and Innovators received Health Equity Innovations Fund awards Jan. 10 from the AARP Center for Health Equity through Nursing and the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action. This is an initiative of the AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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Register for informational webinar for deans, associate deans, chief nurse executives and chief nursing officers

Register to join National Program Director Heather M. Young for an informational webinar about the fellowship program. Please note this session is specifically for deans, associate deans, chief nurse executives and chief nursing officers. Informational webinars for applicants are held in the fall.

Watch an informational webinar recorded on Nov. 4 with National Program Director Heather M. Young »

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