2023 Conference

March 23 – 24, 2023

2023 Theme:

Promoting Liberty: Addressing Determinants of Health Through Nursing Science

Advanced Online Registration has officially closed.

Conference Objectives:

  1. Explore historical, existing, and emerging nursing knowledge addressing the impact of social and structural determinants on individual, community, and population health.

  2. Discuss the robust role nursing science has on understanding the impact of social and structural determinants on health.

  3. Curate strategies to design, implement, and disseminate nursing science that promotes health equity and mitigates disparities.

Continuing Education Credits

To get your CEU's, please follow the below directions:

  • Go to http://enrs.cmecertificateonline.com
  • Click on the "2023 LIVE ENRS 35th Annual Scientific Sessions" link
  • Evaluate the conference
  • Once done, you should be able to print all pages of the certificate for your records.
  • If you have any questions pertaining to the CEU's, I would recommend reaching out to Amedco LLC directly at [email protected].
  • Amedco LLC designates this conference for a maximum of 13.50 ANCC contact hours. You can review the learner notification here


The 2023 Scientific Sessions appeals to all individuals interested in advancing nursing science, including practicing nurse researchers and dedicated nursing science students and faculty.

Who Should Attend?
ENRS members, other nurse researchers, faculty, practicing nurses, graduate students in doctoral and master’s programs, and other students interested in nursing research.

The 35th Annual Scientific Sessions will be held at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown, Philadelphia, PA from March 23-24, 2023.

Location: Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown
Address: 201 North 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Dates: Thursday, March 23, 2023 – Friday, March 24, 2023

Conference Program Book
Download the full conference brochure above for session descriptions and abstract presenters.

Annual ENRS Book of Reports 2023
Download the ENRS Book of Reports containing 2022-2023 accomplishments and future strategic initiatives.

Amedco LLC has designated this conference for a maximum of 13.50 ANCC contact hours.

Conference Pricing

Early Bird Pricing (until Feb 10): $468
Regular Pricing: $520
After March 6: $578

Student Members:
Early Bird Pricing (until Feb 10): $321
Regular Pricing: $363
After March 6: $441


Early Bird Pricing (until Feb 10): $573
Regular Pricing: $625
After March 6: $683

One Day Registration:

Regular/Associate Member: $368
Non-Member: $415
Student Member/Retired Member: $158

Online Registration is currently closed. There will be onsite registration available at the conference. 

Cancellation Policy: All cancelation requests must be received in writing to ENRS via email at [email protected] by March 6, 2023. Cancelations received on or before March 6, will be issued a refund less the $75 processing fee. Cancelations requested after the 6th will not be issued a refund. Registration transfers to another individual is always honored.

Venue Details

Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown
201 North 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
1 (866) 716-8134

Our host hotel is the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown. ENRS has secured a special group rate of $239 single/double occupancy per night plus tax. The discounted group rate will be available until, Wednesday, February 15, 2023 or until the block is full, whichever comes first.  Please be sure to secure your reservation as early as possible to guarantee rate availability and your preferred room type.

The deadline has passed to book a special group rate at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown. 

Self-parking: $30 (without in and out privileges)
Overnight Valet parking: $54.00+ tax per day.


By Air
For those flying into Philadelphia, Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is only 20 minutes from the host hotel.


By Car
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown is conveniently located between Interstate 95 and 76, right off Interstate 676. For driving directions, click here.


By Train
The Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown hotel is conveniently located on the Regional Rail route. The hotel is a 5-minute walk from Suburban Station.



The conference sponsorship deadline has passed. Any questions regarding sponsorship can be directed to [email protected].

Schedule of Events

Opening Keynote

Alison Colbert, PhD, PHCNS-BC, FAAN
Duquesne University, School of Nursing

Plenary Panel

Bridgette M. (Brawner) Rice, PhD, MDiv, APRN, FAAN
The Richard and Marianne Kreider Endowed Professor in Nursing for Vulnerable Populations
Villanova University, M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing
ANA National Commission to Address Racism in Nursing
Founder & Director
Research for Equity and Justice Collective (REJC)


Therese S. Richmond, PhD, RN, FAAN
Andrea B. Laporte Professor of Nursing, Associate Dean for Research & Innovation
University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing

Anne M. Teitelman, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
Thomas Jefferson University, College of Nursing
Associate Professor Emeritus
University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing


Moderator: Terri H Lipman, PhD, CRNP, FAAN
Professor Emerita
University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia


COVID-19 Health & Safety Statement

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By registering for this event, you and your organization’s attendees are acknowledging these risks.

Federal, State and Local requirements for large gatherings along with prevailing best practices will be monitored closely and followed at the conference. This may include proof of vaccine, masks or other best practices under advisement at that time. 

Outstanding Research Award Winners

Each year, the Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) proudly recognizes valuable contributions and excellence in nursing research as demonstrated by ENRS members. Following is a list of award winners for the 2023 Outstanding Researcher Awards at our 35th Annual Scientific Sessions:

  • ENRS Nursing Research Authorship Award: Fay Wright, PhD, RN, APRN-BC, New York University, Rory Meyers College of Nursing
  • Rising Star Research Award: William Rosa, PhD, MBE, NP-BC, FAANP, FPCN, FAAN, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Distinguished Contribution to Nursing Research Award: Karen Giuliano, PhD, RN, MBA, FAAN, University of Massachusetts – Amherst
  • Suzanne Feetham Nurse Scientist Family Research Award: Eileen Condon, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, University of Connecticut, School of Nursing
  • ENRS/Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS) Dissertation Award: Dillon J Dzikowicz, PhD Candidate, MS, RN, PCCN, University of Rochester

ENRS Abstract Management Submissions

All abstract deadlines have passed for the 35th Annual Scientific Sessions and notifications have been sent out.


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