Nursing & Community Health Innovations Wanted

The Social Innovations Lab, sponsored by the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation and supported by the National Nursing Centers Consortium, is inviting Social Innovation Lab innovative ideas that represent creative healthcare and community nursing solutions that address key healthcare issues.  The winners will receive national and regional recognition and sponsorship for up to 10 participants and/or teams to take part in the 2017 Spring Social Innovations Lab Cohort.

The deadline for submitting an application is January 27, 2017.  The Social Innovations Lab Community Nursing Review Committee will select as many as 10 nursing/healthcare innovation ideas. Selection will be based upon the most innovative community health ideas and their potential to address healthcare gaps in the Greater Philadelphia Region. Selected ideas will receive fellowships for 1-3 participants per idea to take part in the 2017 Community Nursing Social Innovations Lab Spring Cohort.

The Social Innovations Lab is proud to partner with The University of Pennsylvania, Convenient Care Association, Education and Health Innovations, and the National Nursing Centers Consortium (NNCC) to make this opportunity available to INNOVATIVE NURSE and NURSING STUDENTS in the Greater Philadelphia region.

To apply, please complete the application form in its entirety and submit no later than January 27, 2017. Please feel free to contact us with any questions at or

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