McCorkle Lectureship Nominations open 8/1

Posted on 16. Jul, 2016 by in Symposium

****McCorkle Lectureship 2017 Nomination****

Nominations are being accepted (starting August 1st) for the 2017 PSONS McCorkle Lectureship Award for the 39th Annual Puget Sound Oncology Nursing Symposium. 

  • The lectureship was developed in recognition of and gratitude to Dr. Ruth McCorkle, who played a key role in developing the Regional Oncology nurses and the advancement of the Puget Sound Chapter.
  • The award recipient presents the McCorkle Lecture, a regular feature of the annual symposium, on Saturday, March 4, 2017.
  • A $1,000.00 honorarium will be awarded to the recipient.

The nominee must be:

  • A current member of the Puget Sound Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society.
  • A history of active involvement as a registered nurse in the field of oncology nursing, i.e. clinical practice, advanced practice, administration, education, or research.

Selection will be based on:

  • Practice demonstrates ONS core values (integrity, innovation, stewardship, advocacy, excellence and inclusiveness).
  • Effective communicator (examples from the nomination submission could include but are not limited to in-services, presentations, published articles in newsletters, reports, journals, or books).
  • PSONS involvement (past or present).

To nominate a colleague for the McCorkle Lectureship, please submit:
1)  A letter of nomination.
2)  A copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae (CV) or resume.

Please send submissions to: Electronic submissions:       

Deadline for Submission:                    October 10, 2016

Click here to download the flyer to see the previous McCorkle Lectureship Recipients: Call for Nominations for McCorkle 2017

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