Kathy Leahy Scholarship

Call for the Kathy Leahy Scholarship for Nurses

LeahyKathyIn honor of our longtime colleague Kathy Leahy NNP,  Vermont Oxford Network is delighted to offer our fourth annual Kathy Leahy Scholarship for the 2017 Annual Quality Congress. The scholarship will include a free registration to both the Annual Quality Congress (October 28 & 29) and the NICQ & iNICQ Symposium (Friday, October 27), as well as air travel and four nights hotel stay.

Neonatal nurses who lead the way in quality improvement are encouraged to apply. Key eligibility criteria include:

  • Registered nurse and/or advanced practice nurse from a VON member center
  • Strong interest in improving the quality, safety, and value of care
  • Active engagement in quality improvement projects
    and programs

Interested applicants can self-nominate by submitting a one-page letter highlighting their expertise, experience, and tangible examples of improvement efforts they have participated in. Special consideration will be given to those who have mentored and motivated other staff in their center.

Please send the application letter and a current resume or CV to Nancy Cloutier by email: nancy@vtoxford.org . Submissions will be de-identified and reviewed by a panel. Deadline for Submissions: June 1, 2017. Notification: July 1, 2017.