Josh Gottheil Bone Marrow Transplant Career Development Award
Application for 2020 is closed, please check back for 2021.
Award: The award supports four nurses annually with awards starting at $2,000— used to further their knowledge and skills in bone marrow transplant for patients with cancer, by attending an educational conference or workshop.
Purpose: To support non-advanced practice level registered nurses working in bone marrow transplantation by providing financial assistance to attend a nursing continuing professional development that will further the nurses' professional goals as they relate to transplant nursing. This award cannot be used for tuition in an academic program or for specialty certification.
- 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.
- Cannot be used for ONS Congress or for education programs/courses that lead to an academic degree or for specialty certification.
Mita Roy Chowdhury
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.