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Josh Gottheil Bone Marrow Transplant Career Development Award

The Josh Gottheil Bone Marrow Transplant Career Development Award is funded by the Josh Gottheil Memorial Fund for Lymphoma Research, established by Dr. and Mrs. Gottheil in memory of their son, Josh, who died from lymphoma in 1989.


Important Dates: 

Applications Open February 15, 2022
Applications Due: June 15, 2022
Applicants notified via email by: July 2022

Purpose: To support non-advanced practice level registered nurses working in bone marrow transplantation by providing financial assistance to attend either a virtual or in-person nursing continuing professional development that will further the nurses' professional goals as they relate to transplant nursing.

Award: Up to $2,000 to cover registration, travel, lodging, and food costs. If you are applying to attend a virtual program the award will cover the amount of the registration only.

Selection Criteria:

  • Currently employed as a registered nurse working in bone marrow transplantation with a minimum of 75% devoted to direct patient care. Preference will be given to non-advanced practice (bedside) nurses.
  • One or more years in BMT nursing practice prior to application due date.
  • The program or conference start date cannot be before August 1st.
  • Following attendance at continuing education program(s), the recipient is expected to submit a written report to the Oncology Nursing Foundation including budget reconciliation. The report should include a statement about the degree to which the award helped achieve the recipient's professional goals

Exclusions:

  • Cannot be used for ONS Congress or for education programs/courses that lead to an academic degree or for specialty certification.

To Apply:

  • Follow the link below to begin your application.

Application deadline: 2022-06-15

Apply Online

2021 Josh Gottheil Bone Marrow Transplant Career Development Award Recipients

Dianna Assalone

Dianna Assalone, MSN, RN, BMTCN®, OCN®, NE-BC

New York, NY

Amanda Ayala, RN, BSN, CPN

Fort Worth, Texas

Meredith Caprio

Meredith Caprio, BSN, RN, BMTCN®

New York City, NY

Photo compliments of Memorial Sloan and Kettering Cancer Center

Cindy Cao

Cindy Cao, RN, BSN, OCN®, BMTCN®

Los Angeles, CA 

Diona Gilson, RN, BSN, BMTCN®

Shippensburg, PA

Haesu Jin (Jessica), RN, BSN, BMTCN®

Chapel Hill, NC

Haley Hohn, BSN, RN

Sioux Falls, SD

Katherine Fournier, BSN, RN, CPHON, BMTCN®

Boston, MA

Laurel Holland, BSN, RN

Durham, NC

Lisa Burke, BSN, RN, CPHON, BMTCN®

Minneapolis, MN

Soo Kyung Kim, MSN, BMTCN®, OCN®

Belmont, CA

The Josh Gottheil Bone Marrow Transplant Career Development Award is funded by the Josh Gottheil Memorial Fund for Lymphoma Research, established by Dr. and Mrs. Gottheil in memory of their son, Josh, who died from lymphoma in 1989.

At its annual Congress in 1990, the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) granted a charter to the Bone Marrow Transplant Special Interest Group. The group became one of the first and the largest official Special Interest Groups within the structure of the ONS. 

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