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The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science will be hosting the 2017 Advanced Methods: Pragmatic Trials conference at the Marriott Marquis, Washington, DC on October 4-5, 2017. Abstracts are currently being accepted for consideration for poster presentation at the meeting. Research does not need to be a pragmatic trial to be considered, though all research must be complete. Anyone may submit an abstract; fellowship in the Academy or membership in the Council are not required. All submissions must be received by May 1, 2017. Please visit https://www.conferenceabstracts.com/cfp2/login.asp?EventKey=PWQVPJUR to learn more and submit your research.

Mid-Career Scholar Survey Winner- Stacee Lerret! 

The winner of the 2017 Mid-Career Scholar Survey is Stacee M. Lerret, PhD, RN, CPNP-AC/PC. Stacee resides in Brookefield, WI and is a current employee of the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. See her interview with MNRS below!

Q: What is your focus of study?

A: Transitions of care for complex pediatric chronic illness patients and families, specific focus on readiness for hospital discharge and the discharge transition process.

Q: Why do you support the Mid-Career Scholar Program?

A: I am just beginning the mid-career portion. With that being said, I have different questions about how to move my career forward than I did after I first graduated. I appreciate the opportunities for mentoring and support for the mid-career nurses. The networking opportunities are countless.

Q: Why did you join MNRS and what do you like (or love) about it?

A: I joined MNRS when I was a PhD student at Marquette University. I was highly encouraged to submit an abstract by my dissertation chair and was fortunate to be able to present my preliminary findings at the MNRS meeting. Ever since then I have been hooked and have been to nearly every meeting!! The networking opportunities at MNRS, including opportunities to meet with NIH as well as nursing colleagues, are unmatched by any other meeting that I attend.

Q: What benefits does the Mid-Career Scholar provide for you?

A: Unique mentoring opportunities focused on working through the uncertainties and additional responsibilities that come with being in the middle of your career.

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