The AACN Distinguished Research Lectureship recognizes significant contributions to acute and critical care nursing research. The honoree is a nationally recognized as a nurse researcher, known for publications, presentations, mentorship and consultation in research relevant to acute and critical care nursing. The lectureship is sponsored by Philips Healthcare.
Eligible nominees are nationally known researchers who have made significant contributions over time to acute and critical care nursing. Nominees submit an application to candidacy, agree to present a summary of their work at the National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition, and submit an abstract and manuscript to the American Journal of Critical Care. Nominees must hold a current AACN membership.
Nominations must be submitted between June 1 and Dec. 1. A panel of experts and past Distinguished Research Lecturers select award recipients. Applicants and recipients will be notified in March. The award includes a crystal torch and a $2,500 honorarium to defray travel expenses to AACN’s annual conference.