Nominate a special nurse for the DAISY Award

Nominate a special nurse for the DAISY Award

Do you know a bedside nurse who deserves special recognition? Now’s your chance to nominate them for a DAISY Award! Please make sure to include a specific story that illustrates how this nurse went above and beyond. Access the online nomination form by clicking here.

What makes a DAISY nurse stand out? He or she:

  • Demonstrates critical thinking and decision making skills
  • Offers compassionate care to patient and families
  • Establishes a special connection with families through trust and emotional support
  • Focuses on meeting patient and family goals
  • Educates patients and families
  • Is committed to the profession of nursing

Since the beginning of the DAISY Award program in May 2010, we have celebrated 15 exceptional nurses. Here is a list of our previous DAISY Award winners:

  • Kristina Gibson – Mother Baby Unit
  • Stephanie Thompson – Short Stay Unit
  • Mary Cohn – Special Care Unit
  • Despina Smith – Oncology Unit
  • Kathy Cacioppo – Short Stay Unit
  • Terri Carter – Special Care Unit
  • Teresa Putscher – Radiation Oncology – Thoracic Nurse Navigator
  • Bob O’Bryhim – Critical Care Unit
  • Anne O’Sullivan – Labor and Delivery
  • Anna Hill – Oncology
  • Carin Weinreich – Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Lorraine Antel – Critical Care Unit
  • Amy Holston – Mother Baby Unit
  • Adrienne Holmes – Outpatient Infusion Center
  • Tina Raab – Labor and Delivery

Congratulations to all of our past DAISY Award winners!

Although there are many wonderful nominations, only one winner is selected per quarter. Please consider resubmitting your nomination if not selected, as they are not kept quarter to quarter. Contact Gena Kosmides at with questions.

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