||$1,675 - covers all four conference sessions, materials, breaks, lunches, Continuing Education Hours, and registration for the 2020 IONL annual conference.
You will receive an invoice only after you've been selected.
||Participants are expected to attend 4 sessions consisting of 1.5 conference days each.
Session 1: March 5 & 6
Session 2: April 30 & May 1
Session 3: July 16 & 17
Session 4: September 1
Session 1, 2, & 3: Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois
Sessions 4: DoubleTree Hotel, Oak Brook, Illinois – followed by the 2020 IONL Annual Conference
Deadline to submit an application is January 3, 2020.
The Illinois Nurse Leader Fellowship is a program dedicated to the development and support of managers and new directors from diverse practice environments throughout the state. Incorporating education, mentoring, and networking, the fellowship is designed to build and enhance leadership skills and competencies.
The 2020 program will consist of four in-person, interactive sessions and independent work, including a project in the workplace, from March – September, ending at the 2020 IONL Annual Conference. Upon completion, graduates agree to serve as mentors to future participants
All candidates for the Illinois Nursing Leadership Fellowship must be nominated by the Chief Nursing Officer (or designee) of their employing organization. It is strongly recommended that organizations send two participants so that a team approach may be utilized.
The Illinois Nursing Leadership Fellowship is an initiative of the Ilinois Healthcare Action Coalition (IHAC), co-led by the the Illinois Organization of Nurse Leaders, American Nurses Association of Illinois, and Illinois Center for Nursing.
At the end of the IONL Nurse Leader Fellowship program the participant will be able to:
- Identify personal strengths and impact on self as leader of a team.
- Demonstrate understanding and enhanced competencies in the areas of systems thinking, conflict resolution, change agency, project management, team leadership, and managing one’s time.
- Identify “tools” which will enhance the impact of their leadership
- Apply all of the above to lead a workplace quality improvement project
IONL Fellowship CNO/Sponsor Support Form
Thank you for supporting the 2020 IONL Fellowship. In order for your candidate to be accepted into the program, please submit this form to completion. If you have any questions, please contact Sami Baron at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please complete this form by January 3rd, 2020.
Dr. Shelly Malin, Dr. Melinda Noonan, Dr. Cecilia Wendler (2016 faculty), Dr. Janet Krejci
Questions? Please contact IONL Headquarters at email@example.com or 312.265.3927.
Frequently Asked Questions
Read our Frequently Asked Questions about the Nursing Leadership Fellowship Program.
Click the images below to view the Fellow rosters from past years
2017 Nursing Leader Fellows
2016 Nursing Leader Fellows
2015 Nursing Leader Fellows
2014 Nursing Leader Fellows