Scholarships and Awards

APGNN would like to reward and honor outstanding members for their contributions to the field of Pediatric Gastroenterology.  Please see the below applications for various awards, grants, scholarship and research opportunities.  They are generous and can help support your dedication, professional education, and hard work!  All applications have the submission deadline of August 1 except where noted.

Susan G Moyer Nursing Research Grant:  This one-year, $500 - $5,000 grant is available to Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition nurses to support research activities that have the potential to advance nursing care of patients and families of children with gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, pancreatic or nutritional disorders.  Those interested in learning more about this award should review the link below. PLEASE NOTE - SUBMISSION DEADLINE OF JULY 1.

Excellence in Education:  This award is an opportunity for an APGNN member in good standing to present an educational activity they have designed and implemented that has addressed an unmet need in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.  The winner of this award receives a $500 travel stipend, 2 night hotel stay and complimentary registration for the annual meeting in order to present this project.   Those interested in learning more about this award should review the link below.

Scholarships:  Scholarships to cover travel expenses up to $1000 will be awarded to the top abstract recipients highlighting nutritional aspects. 

Excellence in Mentoring:  This award is an opportunity for an APGNN member in good standing to nominate a colleague who has been a mentor to the nominee’s professional development in the field of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.  Those interested in learning more about this award should review the link below.

Sue Peck Excellence in Nursing Practice (new): This award is to acknowledge and honor APGNN members in good standing that excel in the care of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition patients.

 

Congratulations to our 2021 Award Recipients! 

Susan G Moyer Nursing Research Grant: Melanie Oates, RN, BSN - Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Excellence in Education: Emily Ventura, RN, BSN, CCRN.

  • Project: Emily created an education brochure for patients and their families with targeted information on Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC)

 

Excellence in Mentoring: Margaret Stallings, NASPGHAN  Executive Director - Nominated by Amy Donegan, MS, APRN

Sue Peck Excellence in Nursing Practice: Patricia A. Bierly, CRNP - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Nominated by Teresa Carroll, APRN

 

APGNN Poster of Distinction - 2021

Jennifer McClelland, BSN, MS, RN, FNP-BC -  Boston Children's Hospital

Caitlin Dolan, MS, RN, APRN, FNP-BC - Boston Children's Hospital

 

Abbott Nutrition New Member Scholarship Award Winner:

Kendra West, AND- Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

 

Click here to view the 2021 Award Winners Newsletter

 

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Applications

  Portable Document Format APGNN Sue Peck Excellence in Nursing Practice Award 2021 343 K   Published February 11, 2021   view
  Portable Document Format APGNN Excellence in Mentoring Award 2021 160 K   Published March 4, 2021   view
  Portable Document Format NASPGHAN Foundation/APGNN Susan Moyer Nursing Research Grant 2022 704 K   Published January 12, 2022   view
  Portable Document Format APGNN Excellence in Education Award 2022 158 K   Published January 21, 2022   view

Awards Newsletter

  Portable Document Format 2021 Awards Newsletter 227 K   Published December 22, 2021   view