36th Annual Scientific Sessions
Boston Park Plaza
April 4 - 5, 2024

Conference Brochure   2024 Book of Reports



How to get your certificate?
Up to 13.00 contact hours are available. To receive your CEU credits, please follow the steps below:
  1. Go to http://enrs.cmecertificateonline.com
  2. Click on the “Eastern Nursing Research Society 36th Annual Scientific Sessions” link
  3. Complete the evaluation of the conference to receive your certificate. 
  4. Please print all pages of your certificate for your record.
CEU Questions? Please email: [email protected]

This year's theme was:
Trailblazing Innovative Models of Care in Population Health
through Nursing Science

The 36th Annual Scientific Sessions appeal to all individuals interested in advancing nursing science, including nurse researchers, leaders in evidence-based practice, and dedicated nursing science students and faculty. 

Conference theme: Trailblazing innovative models of care in population health through nursing science

Conference Objectives:

  • Examine nursing science approaches that have led to innovations in models of care for individuals and populations.
  • Evaluate the impact of innovations in care models on the health outcomes of populations.
  • Discuss creative strategies to translate nursing science on pioneering care models into policy and practice.


The 2024 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 36th Annual Scientific Sessions will be held at the Hilton Boston Park Plaza, Boston, MA from April 4-5, 2024.

Location: Hilton Boston Park Plaza
Address: 50 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116
Dates: Thursday, April 4, 2024 – Friday, April 5, 2024

Advanced registration is required for this year's conference.  Walk-ins will not be accepted due to space capacity limitations.

Conference Pricing

Early Bird Pricing (until Feb 23): $495
Regular Pricing: $550
After March 6: $595

Student Members:
Early Bird Pricing (until Feb 23): $350
Regular Pricing: $395
After March 6: $450


Early Bird Pricing (until Feb 23): $595
Regular Pricing: $650
After March 6: $695

One-Day Registration:

Regular/Associate Member: $395
Non-Member: $495
Student Member/Retired Member: $175
Student Non-Member*: $250
(* with Membership Bundle)

Venue Details

Hilton Boston Park Plaza
50 Park Plaza
Boston, MA 02116
+1 617-426-2000
Hotel Accommodations:
At this time the room block has sold out.  As this downtown location is popular for events, there are many other hotels in the area that can be accessed from various search engines.
Alternate options are currently being explored.

Partnership Opportunities - Sold Out

Deadline to purchase a Partnership Package: Friday, March 15

View the NEW revised 2024 Annual Partnership Prospectus. The packages have been revised to offer both Annual Partnerships with year long benefits or the option to just support the annual conference. You now have the option to customize your benefits with your needs and budget. Please email [email protected] with questions.


Session topics are currently under development and will be posted shortly. Click here to see the Schedule of Events

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Registration
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Welcome Reception with ENRS Board

Thursday, April 4, 2024

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Registration
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Exhibits
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Breakfast
8:15 AM - 8:45AM Poster Session 1 & Exposition Hall Open
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Opening Keynote Presentation 
10:30AM - 11:30 AM Concurrent Workshops #1-6, Funding and Publishing Panel
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Poster Session 2 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch and RIGs Meetings
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Scientific Series A
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Funder 1:1 Appointments (appointment only)
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Poster Session #3
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Scientific Series B
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Funder 1:1 Appointments (appointment only)
4:30 PM - 6:00PM Poster Session 3 & Networking Reception (Individual School Selected and Clinical Nurse Researcher)

Friday, April 5, 2024

7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Registration
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Exhibits
7:00 - 8:00 AM RIGs Meetings
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM  Breakfast
7:15 AM - 7:45 AM Poster Session #4
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Scientific Series C
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Funder 1:1 Appointments 
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM Plenary Panel Presentation 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Scientific Series D
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM Funder 1:1 Appointments (appointment only)
12:45 PM - 2:00 PM  All Members Meeting & Awards Luncheon 
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM Scientific Series E
3:45 PM Scientific Sessions Conclude

Travel Scholarship

ENRS is pleased to offer six scholarships of $500 each to student members selected to present their paper or poster at the 36th Annual Scientific Sessions, April 4–5, 2024. Recipients are chosen based on a demonstrated commitment to the field of nursing research, as evidenced in the application, accepted abstract, current CV, and one letter of recommendation. The recipient must be a current ENRS member.

Each applicant must be a current member of ENRS and either an undergraduate student or a part-time or full-time student in a graduate program.
The applicant must have had an abstract accepted by peer-review to the conference for either a paper presentation or poster session. Granting of the scholarship is conditional upon the abstract being accepted.

Apply Here

Health & Safety

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.