Clinical Lectureship

2016 Award Recipient

Elizabeth S. Rodriguez, DNP, RN, OCN®

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Purpose

To recognize and support excellence in clinical nursing practice.

Award

A $2,000 award, a plaque, and travel reimbursement to attend the ONS Annual Congress. The recipient's paper will be published in the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing.

Eligibility Criteria 

The nominee must be an active ONS member who has been nominated by another ONS member. In addition, the nominee should

  • Have a minimum of two years' experience in oncology nursing
  • Be a recognized expert in clinical nursing practice because of his or her contributions to the development of oncology nursing.

Application Materials 

The following materials are required.

  • One-page lecture synopsis
  • Nominee's curriculum vitae
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation from any of the following:
    1. colleague
    2. client/significant other
    3. employer/supervisor/mentor or
    4. community service organization

Nomination Deadline Notice

ONS uses a vendor-supported online program for all award nomination applications. At exactly 5 pm ET on September 30, the application site will automatically shut down. Any applications that are not completed at this time will be terminated and will not be accepted. This deadline cannot be extended without prior authorization from the ONS Awards advisory panel and the ONS Board of Directors.

Travel Information 

The recipient will receive travel reimbursement to attend the ONS Annual Congress. ONS will reimburse the award recipient for round-trip economy airfare to and from the recipient's home address to the Congress location, provided the recipient makes all travel arrangements through American Express Travel, ONS's official travel agency. Additionally, two (2) night's lodging will be permitted provided that the recipient makes the hotel arrangements through the ONS meetings department. Meals for a 48-hour period will be reimbursed, along with the reimbursement of certain ground transportation situations and parking. Please contact awards@ons.org for complete details about the travel reimbursement policy.