NEF Scholar Advancements
Abigail Wilpers, MSN, WHNP-BC, 2018-2019 NEF Scholar, has been appointed to the Maternal-Fetal Health Postdoctoral Research Associateship at the Yale School of Medicine. This mentored training position is supported by the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences. The position will begin upon completion of her dissertation in August.
As a clinician, Abigail is a member of the Fetal Care Center team at Yale New Haven Hospital and cares for women and families whose pregnancies are complicated by fetal anomalies. She serves as the project manager for the development of a Perinatal Palliative Care Program at Yale New Haven Hospital.
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Mission, Vision And Values Of The Nurses Educational Funds, Inc.
To promote leadership through scholarship support for professional nurses seeking masters and doctoral degrees in nursing education, practice, service and research.
To be the national leader in providing graduate funds for nurse leaders in education, practice, service and research.
Excellence, Scholarship, Diversity, Stewardship
Support a Graduate Nurse's Education With a Donation To Nurses Educational Funds, Inc
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“SAVE THE DATE”
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2019
PLAN TO ATTEND THE NEF ANNUAL GALA RECEPTION
Nurses Educational Funds Annual Gala Reception is scheduled for:
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at
The Griffis Faculty Club at NYP-Weill Cornell Medical Center,
621 East 68 th Street, New York, NY
Please mark your calendars and plan to attend.
Dr. Madeline Naegle, PhD, CNS-PMH, BC, FAAN will be honored at the Gala for her distinguished career in psychiatric-mental health nursing practice and education and for establishing the Madeline A. Naegle NEF Scholarship.
NEF will also honor The Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association, Inc. for its charitable and educational mission of the occasion of its 50 th Anniversary. Diane J. Mancino, EdD, RN, CAE, FAAN, Executive Director, will represent the Foundation.
The 2019-2020 NEF Scholarship Recipients will be welcomed into the NEF Circle of Scholars, an esteemed community of nurse leaders completing graduate study in universities and colleges across the country.
Sponsorships are available at these levels: Pearl ($1,000), Topaz ($2,500), Ruby ($5,000), Sapphire ($10,000), and Emerald ($25,000).
In addition, an endowed named scholarship can be funded at the Diamond level for $50,000. All sponsors who make a pledge or mail a check to NEF will be recognized in the NEF Gala invitation and in the program if your reply is received by September 20, 2019. The names of sponsors received later than September 20, 2019 will be exhibited at the event and all sponsors will be posted on the home page of NEF’s website: www.n-e-f.org.
For more information please contact:
Jerelyn Weiss, NEF Executive Director,
Nursing Scholarships for Graduate Education
Nurses Educational Funds, Inc. (NEF) is a not-for-profit organization which seeks and distributes funds to registered nurses who are in need of nursing scholarship assistance for graduate study. NEF is administered by a Board of Directors comprised of prominent leaders in nursing, business, and other professions. Nurses comprise the majority of board members.
NEF has been in existence for over 100 years! It was in 1912 that the first two Isabel Hampton Robb scholarships were awarded to two nurses, Cecelia Evans and Lisle French. From then on NEF has continued to support nursing professionals motivated to seek graduate degrees. With the support of those who value the critical need for:
- nursing educators
- advanced nurse clinicians
- nurse researchers
NEF, the largest, single, private, professionally endorsed source of funds for advanced study in nursing will continue with this work for the next 100 years!
Nurses Educational Funds, Inc. Honors Madeline A. Naegle
Nurses Educational Funds, Inc. has initiated a campaign to raise money for a mental health nursing scholarship honoring Madeline A. Naegle, PhD, CNS-PMH, RN, BC, FAAN, national and international nursing leader in mental health/substance abuse education, research, and practice.Read more...
Board Members in the News
Rosanne Raso, MS, RN, NEA-BC
Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell, was selected as a member of the 2018 class of the American Academy of Nursing Fellows.
Fellow selection criteria include evidence of significant contributions to nursing and health care, and sponsorship by two current Academy fellowsRead More...
Carl A. Kirton, DNP, MBA, RN, ANP.
Dr. Kirton has more than 30 years experience as a registered nurse and nurse practitioner with a particular emphasis on the care of patients with HIV and AIDS. He is currently the Chief Nursing Officer at University Hospital, the primary teaching facility for Rutgers Health Read More...
The focus of Dr. Mezey’s interest and scholarship has been on nursing ethics and care of older adults, focusing on assuring that nurses have the necessary skills and knowledge to provide quality care to this potentially vulnerable population. She directed 2 major national initiatives focused on care of older adults, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Teaching Nursing Home Program (1981-1987) and the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, NYU College of Nursing (Founding Director 1996-2009).Read More...
Currently Edwidge is the medical director at the Mount Sinai Hospital’s Performing Provider System (PPS) for Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program. Dr. Thomas has been a key advisor to universities and major metropolitan hospitals, on preparing the nursing workforce for future health care delivery challenges and integrating Advanced Practice Nurses within acute and ambulatory care settings to expand the community based healthcare footprint.Read More...