Nominate An Outstanding Nursing Team Member for National Nurses Week Awards — Deadline April 17


Are there nurses you want to recognize for their commitment to excellence in patient care? Nominate them for Shirley Ryan AbilityLab's National Nurses Week Awards! 

Any staff member, patient or family member may submit a nomination.

Remarkable Image of Caring Award


This award recognizes an outstanding patient care technician (PCT), nurse rehab aide, medical assistant, unit assistant, rehabilitation technician, patient support aide, athletic trainer or nurse intern who lifts spirits and touches lives in everyday practice.

Nancye B. Holt Legacy of Nursing Award


This award recognizes a professional direct care nurse who exemplifies the hallmarks of rehabilitation nursing practice.

Peggy Kirk Distinguished Nurse Leader Award


This award, new this year and in honor of our former CEO, Peggy Kirk, recognizes a nurse leader who significantly influences professional nursing clinical practice, leadership and research.

The deadline to submit nominations is Wednesday, April 17 — winners will be announced during National Nurses Week 2024 (May 6–12).

For questions, contact Lauren Van Steenwky, CNC, at

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