The 2016 HIGN Interprofessional Summer Research Scholars Program

The program will be held July 25 - July 29, 2016.

Up to 20 scholars are chosen by a competitive application process. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis.

  • Early bird registration by 3/31/2016- Tuition $1,450
  • Registration deadline 5/31/2016- Tuition $1,600

$250 deposit required to hold seat

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Faculty featuring the following:

Tara Cortes, PhD, RN, FAAN
Executive Director,
Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing
Professor of Geriatric Nursing
College of Nursing
New York University

Meredeth Rowe, RN, PhD, FGSA, FAAN
Endowed Chair and Professor
College of Nursing
University of South Florida

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HIGN Interprofessional Summer Research Scholars


The 18th Annual Summer Scholars program is a week-long, intensive, summer seminar held at the New York University College of Nursing. This program is open to doctorally prepared nurses, physicians, social workers, physical therapists, pharmacists or other health care professional.  It is an in-depth mentoring experience with nationally recognized gerontologic nursing researchers. 


  • Completed accredited doctoral degree
  • Affiliation with a university, healthcare institution, public health organization or health related government entity
  • Demonstrated potential for outstanding research in areas such as chronic disease management or healthy aging
  • Recommendation from a senior faculty member or healthcare administrator


  • To foster successful programs in gerontological research with significant implications for practice
  • To assist in the refinement of a program of innovative research
  • To hone specific research skills
  • To gain a competitive edge for funding

Program Elements:

  • Engage in scientific discourse and critical analysis of scholars’research aims, significance and innovation through small group discussions with expert interprofessional faculty
  • Improve grantmanship, knowledge and skills through presentation by experts in the field

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