RIIG Chair Resources

Thank you for volunteering to serve as a RIIG Chair, Chair-Elect, or Past-Chair.  We know how busy MNRS members are and appreciate the time and attention you give to serving MNRS.  We hope this page provides all the resources and necessary information RIIG Chairs will need including an overview of the role, the responsibilities that come with leading a RIIG, and communication strategies. However, if you have additional questions, concerns, or needs, please be sure to contact the Executive Office at 615-432-0098 or  

We are here to help YOU and your RIIG succeed!

RIIG Chair Resources:

Research & Implementation Interest Group Handbook

RIIG Symposia & Awards Timeline for 2022-2023

RIIG Annual Meeting Report Form

RIIG Webinar Involvement Video

  • Interested in your RIIG hosting a webinar?  Get on the #MNRSWebinarSeries schedule today!

RIIG Leadership Transition Video

  • 2021 but still relevant and helpful!

RIIG Leadership Succession Plan

  • The one page document Dr. Kumpula discusses in the transition video above.

RIIG Chair Orientation Resource Document Here

2022-2023 RIIG Chair Quarterly Meetings (See you in June, September, & January), you should have these invites on your calendar already. 

RIIG Guaranteed Symposia Schedule:


Acute & Critical Care Across the Lifespan

Translational Science

Family Health

Gerontological Nursing Science

Nursing Education

Symptom Science Self-Care


Health Promoting Behaviors Across the Lifespan

Palliative & End-of-Life Care

Perinatal, Sexual, & Reproductive Health

Physiology, Behavior, Genomics, & Society

Population Health

Research thru Academic-Clinical Partnerships


Adolescent Health

Decision Making

Health of Diverse Populations

Health Systems, Policy, & Informatics


Qualitative Methods