Amazing bedside care = 24 DAISY Award nominees last quarter. Nominate a nurse here!

Amazing bedside care = 24 DAISY Award nominees last quarter. Nominate a nurse here!

Would you like to recognize your peer for their excellent compassionate care? Nominate an AAMC Nurse for The DAISY Award.

The DAISY Award is a nationwide program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by bedside nurses every day. The Daisy foundation started in Pat’s memory was to recognize extraordinary bedside nurses who make an enormous difference in the lives of so many people. Read more about the DAISY Foundation at

Please click here to nominate a colleague by Jan. 24, 2012. Hardcopies of the nomination form are also available on your unit.

Congratulation to all the DAISY nominees from last quarter — 24 of them! And thank you to all the staff who submitted nominations to recognize the special qualities in your peers.

Nominee, Unit (Nominator)

WINNER! Despina Smith, Oncology Unit (Chaundra Hamilton) 

Christina Lear, NICU (Pam Kremer & Chona Hamrock)

Susan Burgess, L&D (Linda Robertson)

Shahde Graham-Coker, HVU (Jackie Jackson)

Stephanie Ordakowski, JSC (Elizabeth Harris)

Mary Cohn, Clinical Educator MSU/SCU (Teresa Carter)

Barbara Studer-Baer, CCU (Marilou Turner)

Kathy Wise, NICU (Stephanie Harmon)

Alyssa Finlayson, Oncology Unit (Alisha Juliano)

Kelly Anderson, ED (Katherine Gross)

Stephanie Dolle, JSC (ReNeeta Filson)

Robyn Rodenhaver, Mother/Baby (Evelyn Farkas)

Sherie Cooper, NICU (Janelle Wafer)

Meagan Asbury, Observation Unit (Abbey Ludeau)

Tracy Ackerman, JSC (Darcy Bowie)

Stephanie Rowe, Interventional Radiology (Nancy Kemp)

Cheryl Briggs, NICU (Leigh Nichols)

Kathy Groody, CCU (Rande Dent)

Angela Koreck, HVU (James George)

Sue Kozel, Observation (Rebecca Grubb)

Teresa Putscher, DeCesaris Cancer Institute (Geri Raber)

Ann Pennington, PACU (Lauren Smith)

Cyrillia Fige-Davis, Oncology Unit (Alimatu Sesay)

Vernice Adams, MSU (Ela Boyd)

Please contact Sandy Fox at with questions.   -Erin Wilber, RN

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