National and Regional Research Events


Eastern Nursing Research Society

Established in 1988, ENRS is dedicated to creating a community of nurses interested in promoting and supporting regional nursing research in the Eastern Region of the United States. Our goals are to:

  • Provide a Networking Forum for Nurse Scientists
  • Develop Nursing Science
  • Translate Evidence to Guide Practice and Education and to Influence Policy
  • Mentor Nurse Scientists
  • Sustain a Vital Organization

Southern Nursing Research Society

The mission of the Society is to Advance Nursing Research through

  • Dissemination and utilization of research findings
  • Facilitating the career development of nurses and nursing students as researchers
  • Promoting the image of nursing as a scientific discipline
  • Enhancing communication among members

Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science

The aims of the Council are to:

  • Be a strong voice nationally and internationally in support of the development, conduct and utilization of nursing science
  • Share, translate and disseminate nursing science
  • Facilitate and recognize life-long nursing science career development

National institute for Nursing Research

The mission of the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) is to promote and improve the health of individuals, families, communities, and populations. The Institute supports and conducts clinical and basic research and research training on health and illness across the lifespan to build the scientific foundation for clinical practice, prevent disease and disability, manage and eliminate symptoms caused by illness, and improve palliative and end-of-life care.

Midwestern Nursing Research Society

Since 1975, the Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) has been transforming how nursing is practiced. We do this two ways: by promoting, disseminating, and using nursing research and by encouraging, supporting, and connecting the next generation of nurse scientists. Today, with more than 1,300 members, MNRS is one of the largest and most influential nursing research organizations in the country, serving individuals in a 13-state Midwest region.

Western Institute for Nursing Research

The Western Institute of Nursing exists to bring together a diverse community of nurses in a shared commitment to advance nursing science, education, and practice to improve health outcomes.