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Excellence in Nursing 2023

14th Annual Excellence in Nursing Awards: Honoring the Heart of Health Care

Update: Deadline extended to Friday, November 18 at 11:59 p.m.

The remarkable efforts of nurses in St. Louis often go unnoticed. They consistently exhibit selfless care, compassion, and service. To honor these dedicated nurses, St. Louis Magazine is hosting its 14th annual Excellence in Nursing Awards, presented by BJC HealthCare and Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College. Each of the nominations will be reviewed by a distinguished selection committee. The finalists will be announced next spring, and the winners will be unveiled in St. Louis Magazine's May issue.

PRESENTING SPONSORS

BJC HealthCare Goldfarb School of Nursing

Interested in being an Excellence in Nursing Awards sponsor? Contact advertising and marketing coordinator Lauren Leppert at lleppert@stlmag.com.

SELECTION COMMITTEE

Debra Harrison
Executive coach, MEDI; former chief nursing officer, Mayo Clinic

Lola Denise Jefferson
First vice president, National Black Nurses Association

Brigit VanGraafeiland
Assistant professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

Phyllis Zimmer
Founder, Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation

Carli Zegers
Assistant professor, University of Kansas School of Nursing

NOMINATION RULES & GUIDELINES

Eligibility
• The nominee must have studied in a formal nursing program.
• All nurses must be currently licensed, practicing Registered Nurses (RN) and work at least part time.
• Nominee cannot be in active disciplinary action. Applicants may be vetted by the Missouri Board of Nursing.

Nomination
• A completed nomination form.
• Curriculum vitae or biographical data, detailing educational background, work experience, publications, community contributions, honors and awards. (If not supplied with nomination form, SLM will attempt to contact the nominee for this information.)
• A detailed description of the nominee’s compliance with the established criteria for the award. Additional information—including the quality of the nomination and CV—may assist the selection committee.

Deadline
All nominations must be submitted online no later than November 4, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. to be considered. Please complete the nomination form.

Questions?
Please direct additional questions to Jarrett Medlin at jmedlin@stlmag.com.

SELECTION OF PREVIOUS WINNERS
2022 AWARDS CEREMONY