Mary T. Baldwin Scholarship
This scholarship was initiated in September 1999, as a memorial to Mary T. Baldwin, MRA, RN, a founding member of the AALNC, an expert in Rehabilitation Nursing and Life Care Planning. Through her leadership, both in San Diego and nationally, she exemplified a pioneering spirit and provided a dynamic influence in establishing the role of the legal nurse consultant in the medical and legal communities. The Mary T. Baldwin Scholarship will provide the financial assistance to AALNC-San Diego Chapter members to attend educational programs relevant to legal nurse consulting. The recipient(s) of this scholarship, like Mary, will demonstrate their extraordinary commitment to the specialty of Legal Nurse Consulting and their effective efforts to improve the image and visibility of legal nurse consultants.
Scholarship(s) will be awarded each year. The number of scholarships and the amount awarded will depend upon the annual budgetary allocations.
The scholarships are awarded, based on the following criteria:
Personal philosophy of education and legal nurse consulting and goals to improve legal nurse consulting through the educational experience as demonstrated by attendance at educational events and Legal Nurse Consulting functions; [to be listed on application for scholarship];
Active involvement in AALNC, as defined by, participation in 50% of the meetings in the past (1) year;
Appointment to chapter or national committee(s) or election to the chapter board of directors within the last three years;
Actively working on medical/legal matters [current employers/clients to be documented on application]
Professional achievement that has enhanced the reputation, growth and development of legal nurse consulting [to be documented on application].
To be eligible for a Mary T. Baldwin Scholarship, you must:
Be an active member of AALNC-San Diego for at least two years.
Submit a completed application.
Submit a current resume or curriculum vitae.
Not be a previous recipient of the Mary T. Baldwin Scholarship (within the last five years) or be a current member of the selection committee.
2001 Wendy Jones
2002 Karen Wetther
2003 DeAnn Taylor
2004 Rosanna Janes
2005 Lesley Overton
2006 Sharon Rennick/Nancy Blevins
2007 Regina Noonan
2008 Karen Wetther
2009 DeAnne Taylor
2010 Connie Paine