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Josh's Fund

Established in 1994, Josh’s Fund partners with the Oncology Nursing Society Foundation (ONS) to award educational grants to oncology nurses annually. To date, over one hundred oncology nurses internationally have been selected to receive the Josh Gottheil Career Development Award, enabling them to participate in courses and programs that further professional knowledge and skills in patient care. Expanding the fund’s reach, as of 2018 the Josh Gottheil Memorial Endowment for the Promotion of Resiliency established at Siteman Cancer Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis provides nurses support for balancing the emotional and mental demands of caring for patients with their empathy, compassion and professionalism. Read more on the Lymphoma Research page.

Joshua David Gottheil was a young man with a special charm and a big heart. At a very young age, Josh accomplished a large part of what seemed to be his dream—to support musicians and to bring the music that he loved to audiences. Read more about Josh in the About Josh section.

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August 2020: The Oncology Nursing Society Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2020 Josh Gottheil Memorial BMT Career Development Awards. Read more about the 2020 awardees.


September 2020: The second Josh Gottheil Memorial Resiliency Symposium was held virtually by Siteman Cancer Center on September 29, 2020. National best-selling author and speaker John O’Leary was introduced by Siteman Vice President of Oncology Services Christine Longnecker. Read more

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Gratitude to Tulika Mehrotra who wrote a heartfelt column in the Daily Illini 9-30-99 of her experience as one of the many wonderful University of Illinois students who raised funds for Josh's Fund at the football tailgates over several years. Her support and that of...

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Josh's Fund

The amazing recipients of this years' Josh Gottheil Memorial BMT Career Development Awards will be participating in the meetings of the Transplantation & Cellular Therapy Association, the 30th Annual Mayo Clinic Hematology/Oncology Reviews, or the meetings of the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses, all adding...