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Dr. Candice Rettie is Retiring

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On behalf of the Board of Directors of the National Nurse Practitioner and Residency Fellowship Training Consortium (The Consortium), I want to share with you the news that our Founding Executive Director, Dr. Candice Rettie, has announced her plans to retire in August, 2019.  Of course, we are now focused on identifying and recruiting the next executive leader for The Consortium. 

Spring 2019 News Update

Annual Conference, Membership, Inaugural Member Profile

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Cherry blossoms are beginning to bloom in the DC area. Spring is finally here!  It is time for the 2019 Spring News Update.

Attached is the Spring 2019 Consortium newsletter.  It is full of information. Check out the links to:

  • 2019 Annual Conference in Indianapolis June 16-17:
    • Register for the conference, book your hotel room, peruse the preliminary agenda, submit a poster abstract (deadline to submit abstracts is April 1);
  • New dues-based membership program, join and get a $25 discount on Annual conference registration;
  • Spring Blog: the “Tipping Point—Taking Off”;
  • Research Survey – participate in a survey preparing for practice in rural primary care: “Routes to Rural Readiness: Enhancing Clinical Training Experiences for Nurse Practitioner Practice in Rural Primary Care”;
  • Congratulate the CHAS NP Residency on their recent accreditation;
  • Inaugural Membership Profile: Read about Patti Cleveland, ARNP.

 Look forward to seeing everyone in Indianapolis –


Call for Posters: 2019 Annual Conference

Submit your poster abstract for our annual conference in June!

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The 2019 National Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship Training Consortium (NNPRFTC) is accepting poster abstracts on topics about advanced practice postgraduate training in primary, specialty and acute care. The purpose is to contribute to our professional community of practice by sharing ideas, best practices, how we overcome challenges, and exemplars of postgraduate training.

2019 Annual Conference


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Come join us for NNPRFTC's 2nd Annual Conference, June 16-17, 2019 in Indianapolis, IN. Click here to register for the conference and to book your hotel at a preferred rate. Make sure to register by May 19 to get the early bird registration rate of $320. Later registration is $375. Due to the demand, we've added rooms to our hotel rooming block at the Alexander Hotel. Use the link or call Dara Goudreau, Alexander Hotel reservation specialist at 317-624-8276. If you need to book a room for an extended stay (dates beyond June 16-17) please call Dara (317.624.8275) for assistance with your reservation. Check out the agenda -- packed full of talented presenters, panelists and workshop facilitators. There will be topical workshops on the afternoon of Sunday, June 16th, followed by an informal gathering to welcome everyone.  Monday, June 17th will be a day-long program of speakers and networking. 

Join the new dues-based NNPRFTC membership program and get reduced conference registration fee. 

Come, network and learn -- share your questions, your best practices, learn about innovations, hear about research findings with our community of practice.  For more information click here

Updated 04/30/19

Dues-Based Membership Program Open Enrolllment

Platform for Our Growing Professional Community

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Join our professional community. Support excellence and rigor in NP postgrad training. Meet and interact with like-minded individuals through special interest discussion platforms on topics such as: program directors, accreditation, faculty development, research. Share forms, protocols, documents etc. by contributing to the topical toolboxes. Have your postgrad training program posted on the upcoming "Find A Program" page. Be a recognized member of this growing community!