Welcome to the My DNP Manuscript Mentorship Program

The My DNP Manuscript Mentorship Program is a transformative 14-week initiative tailored for ambitious and high-achieving doctoral students and current doctorally prepared nursing professionals seeking to embark on the journey of publication.

Program Overview

Designed specifically for DNPs eager to master the art of publishing their DNP projects and related work, this mentorship program provides a structured and supportive environment to guide you through the intricacies of the publication process.

Don’t miss out on this unparalleled opportunity to turn your DNP project into a published masterpiece. Join us at MyDNPmanuscript and take the first step towards leaving your mark on the world of nursing literature.

Stay tuned for details on our upcoming application cycle.

What to Expect:

Mentorship Pairing

Selected mentees will have the unique opportunity to be paired with a seasoned mentor, a distinguished Post-Doc, who will serve as a guiding light throughout the manuscript writing and editing journey.

Building Lasting Relationships

Beyond honing your publication skills, this program fosters deep connections with mentors, offering you a chance to tap into their wealth of experience and expertise.

Skills and Best Practices

Gain invaluable insights and master best practices essential for crafting a publication-ready journal manuscript. Leverage the knowledge and expertise of our mentors to refine your work to perfection.

Six Steps to a Publication-Ready Journal Manuscript

Our comprehensive lecture series is based on the proven “Six Steps to a Publication-Ready Journal Manuscript” framework. This structured approach ensures that you have a clear roadmap to guide you towards successful publication.

Cohort Experience

Enhance your learning through the camaraderie and shared experiences of your cohort. Engage in collaborative activities, workshops, and discussions that enrich your understanding of the publication process.

Application Process

Ready to embark on your journey towards publication success? Stay tuned for details on our upcoming application cycle.

Become a Program Mentor Volunteer!

Serving as a Mentor in this DNP Manuscript Mentorship Program offers a unique opportunity to give back, while also providing you with a platform for personal and professional growth, recognition, and the satisfaction of knowing you’re making a positive impact on the future of nursing.

So many perks!

Meaningful Impact:

  • Make a substantial difference in the academic and professional development of aspiring DNPs of Color, contributing to the advancement of underrepresented voices in the field.

Fulfilling Professional Obligation:

  • Fulfill your role as an experienced professional by guiding and supporting the next generation of nurse leaders from diverse backgrounds.

Networking Opportunities:

  • Connect with motivated DNPs of Color, expanding your professional network and establishing valuable relationships within the community.

Recognition and Acknowledgment:

  • Be acknowledged as a vital mentor in the success of the program, enhancing your professional reputation and credibility.

Skill Development:

  • Enhance your mentoring, coaching, and communication skills through hands-on experience with mentees.

Cultural Competency Growth:

  • Deepen your understanding of diverse perspectives and cultural competency in mentoring DNPs of Color, fostering an inclusive and supportive learning environment.

Research Exposure:

  • Gain insights into a wide range of research topics and approaches within the DNP community, broadening your own knowledge base.

Personal Growth and Learning:

  • Learn from the unique experiences and research interests of mentees, staying informed about emerging trends and innovations in nursing.

Contribution to Diversity in Nursing Research:

  • Play a pivotal role in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in nursing research by providing mentorship to DNPs of Color in manuscript development.

Professional Development Opportunities:

  • Access exclusive workshops, seminars, and resources designed to further develop your skills as a mentor and leader in the field.

Letter of Recommendation and References:

  • Offer letters of recommendation and serve as a valuable reference for mentees, aiding in their professional growth and opportunities.

Flexible Commitment:

  • Customize your involvement to align with your schedule and availability, ensuring that you can contribute meaningfully without overwhelming your other responsibilities.

Personal Satisfaction:

  • Experience the gratification of witnessing mentees thrive and succeed in their academic and professional pursuits.

Continual Learning and Engagement:

  • Stay engaged with current research and emerging trends in the field, keeping your own expertise and knowledge up-to-date.

Become a Program Facilitator Volunteer!

Serving as a Program Facilitator in this DNP Manuscript Mentorship Program not only provides you with a platform to give back to the community but also offers numerous personal and professional benefits that contribute to your own growth and fulfillment.

So many perks!

Meaningful Impact:

  • Make a substantial difference in the academic and professional development of aspiring DNPs of Color, contributing to the advancement of underrepresented voices in the field.

Fulfilling Professional Obligation:

  • Fulfill your role as an experienced professional by guiding and supporting the next generation of nurse leaders from diverse backgrounds.

Networking Opportunities:

  • Connect with motivated DNPs of Color, expanding your professional network and establishing valuable relationships within the community.

Recognition and Acknowledgment:

  • Be acknowledged as a vital mentor in the success of the program, enhancing your professional reputation and credibility.

Skill Development:

  • Enhance your mentoring, coaching, and communication skills through hands-on experience with mentees.

Cultural Competency Growth:

  • Deepen your understanding of diverse perspectives and cultural competency in mentoring DNPs of Color, fostering an inclusive and supportive learning environment.

Research Exposure:

  • Gain insights into a wide range of research topics and approaches within the DNP community, broadening your own knowledge base.

Personal Growth and Learning:

  • Learn from the unique experiences and research interests of mentees, staying informed about emerging trends and innovations in nursing.

Contribution to Diversity in Nursing Research:

  • Play a pivotal role in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in nursing research by providing mentorship to DNPs of Color in manuscript development.

Professional Development Opportunities:

  • Access exclusive workshops, seminars, and resources designed to further develop your skills as a mentor and leader in the field.

Letter of Recommendation and References:

  • Offer letters of recommendation and serve as a valuable reference for mentees, aiding in their professional growth and opportunities.

Flexible Commitment:

  • Customize your involvement to align with your schedule and availability, ensuring that you can contribute meaningfully without overwhelming your other responsibilities.

Personal Satisfaction:

  • Experience the gratification of witnessing mentees thrive and succeed in their academic and professional pursuits.

Continual Learning and Engagement:

  • Stay engaged with current research and emerging trends in the field, keeping your own expertise and knowledge up-to-date.

Program Timeline

Week 1
Week 1

Focus: Welcome & Introductions


  • Program overview, objectives, and expectations.

Week 2
Week 2

Focus: Setting Clear Goals


  • Each week there will be expectations for each mentee to achieve. Having the on-on-one support of the mentor is critical for success. Additionally, the program facilitator as a champion in your success throughout the program.

Week 3
Week 3

Focus: Navigating Nursing Journals


  • Overview of reputable nursing journals, target audience, and publication standards.

Week 4
Week 4

Focus: Formatting and Structure


  • Understanding the proper structure and formatting of a manuscript. Varies by journal.

Week 5
Week 5

Focus: Introduction to Literature Review


  • Techniques for conducting a comprehensive literature review.

Week 6
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Week 6

Focus: Crafting a Clear Research Question


  • Strategies for formulating a focused and impactful research question.

Week 7
Week 7

Week Off


  • Assure that all required work is completed and submitted to mentor prior to week off.

Week 8
Week 8

Focus: Methodology and Data Collection


  • Guidance on designing and conducting research methodology.

  • Techniques for analyzing and interpreting research findings.

Week 9
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Week 9

Focus: Writing Style and Clarity


  • Tips for clear and effective scientific writing.

Week 10
Week 10

Focus: Peer Review and Revision


  • Utilizing feedback for manuscript improvement.

Week 11
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Week 11

Focus: Preparing Submission Packages


  • Assembling materials for journal submission, inclusive of cover letter along with specific requirements for the journal selected.

Week 12
Week 12

Focus: Responding to Reviewer Feedback


  • Strategies for addressing reviewer comments and revising the manuscript.

Week 13
Week 13

Focus: Professional Networking


  • Techniques for establishing meaningful connections in the nursing research community.

Week 14
Week 14

Focus: Career Development and Next Steps


  • Submission of manuscript.

  • Guiding participants on further research and publication endeavors.

Final Week
Final Week

Focus: Graduation Ceremonial


  • Program survey and testimonials.

  • Closing Ceremony