DAISY Lifetime Achievement Award Nomination

DAISY Foundation

The DAISY Lifetime Achievement Award was created to recognize those nurses who have devoted their life’s work to the compassionate care of others.  Recipients of this award are nominated for their dedication to nursing through active mentoring, role modeling, advocating for their patients and promoting the positive image of nursing.  They serve as a beacon of inspiration to those at all stages of their career and in the various and important roles of nursing.
Annually, during Nurses Week, these stand-out leaders will be presented with this award.

If you have a Nurse you would like to nominate, please describe the impact they have had in nursing using the criteria below.  Provide as much detail in your examples as possible to help the Nursing Honors Council in its selection.


  • Distinguished career as a nurse in clinical practice, administration, education, and/or research that promote a positive image of professional nursing
  • Demonstrates and actively engages in the professional development of self and others in the nursing profession
  • Serves as a role model and advocate for nursing practice and the advancement of nursing as a professional
  • Demonstrates significant achievements that have advanced the practice of nursing, improved patient outcomes, enhanced work environment, and or promote multi-disciplinary teamwork
  • Recognized by the nursing community as a transformational nursing leader
  • 20 plus years in nursing service which includes a minimum of 5 years at Mount Sinai South Nassau

Patients, visitors, nurses, physicians and other employees may nominate a deserving nurse-led team by filling out this form.

Deadline: February 21, 2024, incomplete nominations or nominations received after the deadline will not be considered.

The selection process is based on a review of all nominations and scored using a scoring rubric weighing the criteria by the Nursing Honors council.

I would like to nominate a nurse for The DAISY Lifetime Achievement Award

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As a deserving recipient of the DAISY Lifetime Achievement Award.  This nurse’s professional career has been dedicated to the nursing arts, keeping the patient at the center of their care, and fostering professional skills and behaviors in others.  They embrace and model the Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital core values, mission, and STAAR standards.

*Please describe in detail the nurse and their story which clearly demonstrate that they meet the criteria for the DAISY Lifetime Achievement Award:

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for taking the time to nominate an extraordinary nurse for this award.  Please tell us about yourself so that we may include you in the celebration of this award should the nurse you nominate be chosen.

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