The American Association of Colleges of Nursing has a long tradition of recognizing individuals and organizations for their outstanding achievements in support of the nursing profession. Learn more about AACN's awards and past recipients below.
Apply or submit a nomination for the 2024 AACN Awards and celebrate excellence in nursing education! Deadline is May 15, 2024.
Explore awards below.
Nominate a nurse-physician pair who are working collaboratively to deliver humanistic patient care.
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing and The Arnold P. Gold Foundation jointly created this new award to celebrate and recognize the impact of interprofessional collaboration between nurses and physicians that has fostered humanism in healthcare. We define humanism in healthcare as collaborative, compassionate and scientifically excellent care that places the interests, values and dignity of all people at the core of every healthcare interaction.
Deadline to submit a nomination: May 1, 2024
Innovative Post-Graduate Mentoring
Innovations in Professional Nursing Education: Competency Based Education & UWM’s Flexible Option RN-BSN Program
Innovative Primary Care Nursing Academic-Practice Partnership
Innovative Curriculum Strategies to Prepare Nurses Utilizing Technology