Final Call for Nominations for the 2019 ANA-NY Awards *Deadline May 15, 2019*

Posted almost 2 years ago by Shakira Hernandez

Dear ANA-NY Members,

Honor your colleagues.  ANA-NY members are doing great work, please take the time to recognize them and submit those nominations! 

ANA-NY is excited to announce the Call for Nominations for the 2019 ANA-NY Awards

The four award categories for 2019 are:

ANA-NY Hall of Fame:

The ANA-NY Hall of Fame Award, a peer-nominated award, recognizes a member who has made a sustained contribution to ANA-NY’s mission and to the profession of nursing in New York State in the area(s) of nursing practice, education, and/or research. This person may also be eligible as a nominee for the ANA Hall of Fame Award.


  • Consistent, outstanding record of leadership that has directly affected the health and/or well-being of those dwelling in New York State through sustained, life-long contributions to the profession of nursing
  • A recognized and respected leader in nursing and healthcare
  • Impact of the contribution to the nursing profession must be at the state level at a minimum and may be at the national or global level as well
  • Achievements must have enduring value to the profession of nursing and/or the health and welfare of the citizens of New York State

Nursing Education:

The ANA-NY Nursing Education Award recognizes a nurse educator who has significantly influenced nursing education as demonstrated by: (a) developing and implementing innovative and evidence-based teaching and learning strategies that meet the needs of a diverse group of learners, (b) active involvement in curriculum design and implementation that meets essential learning outcomes, and (c) evidence of scholarship in the area of nursing education.


  • At least five (5) years of full-time experience as a nurse educator in an academic setting
  • At least a Master’s degree in nursing
  • Demonstrated evidence of significant contributions to nursing education in areas that relate to innovations in teaching and learning, faculty development, and curriculum design and implementation
  • Acted as a mentor and role model for junior faculty in evidence-based teaching/learning approaches; and/or as a mentor to students, assisting them in navigating the first stages of their nursing career

Nursing Practice:

The ANA-NY Nursing Practice Award recognizes and celebrates excellence in the provision of direct care to patients, families, communities, and/or populations by a nurse at any level of practice (registered professional nurse, advanced practice nurse, or nurse administrator). The recipient of this award exemplifies a high level of compassion and expertise in the provision of such health care.


  • At least five (5) years of full-time experience as a nurse clinician
  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in nursing
  • Demonstrated evidence of significant contribution to improved quality of patient care
  • Demonstrated evidence of recognition for excellence in practice
  • Modeled a holistic approach for the care of both family and patient, cultural sensitivity, and excellent patient/family education


The ANA-NY Scholarship Award recognizes a nurse who has made significant contributions in the scholarship of discovery, integration, teaching, and/or application (Boyer, 1996). The scholarship developed in any of these domains has to have been subjected to peer review and disseminated beyond the local and state level.


  • Publication of at least ten (10) peer-reviewed articles/chapters over the last five (5) years in a specific area of expertise, with at least one (1) of the following:
    • Recognized impact of scholarship on an area of nursing practice, education, administration, and/or policy (e.g., change in health and/or professional policies; influence in the redesign of the academic curriculum)
    • Requested as keynote speaker related to expertise
    • Publication of an award-winning book
  • Demonstrated mentorship of a novice in nominee’s area of expertise

Award Application materials:

  • Written narrative nomination by the nominator(s) (or self*) that addresses how the nominee meets the criteria for the award; not to exceed 500 words or two double spaced typewritten pages
  • Two (2) letters of support from different professional colleagues (must be submitted by the nominator)
  • CV of nominee
  • Three (3) documents supporting the contributions of the nominee based on the criteria for the award
  • Nominee’s statement (if not self-nominated) of major contribution addressing the criteria for the award

*Potential candidates for the Hall of Fame Award may not self-nominate.

 To nominate someone for an ANA-NY award please complete the online form at: by May 15, 2019.