Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 outstanding individual achievement awards and the Forty Under 40 Leadership Development program. We encourage AORN members to nominate yourself or a worthy colleague for an award to honor their dedication to perioperative nursing.
Please note, if you have already been honored as a previous recipient of the Award for Excellence we celebrate your achievement and ask that you refrain from applying for the Individual Awards. We encourage members to apply who meet the qualifications and have not received past Awards.
To submit an application, first create an account by clicking on the Sign Up button on the right. You may use your AORN member login and password for this account. After creating an account, check your email for an account activation link.
Before you begin…
Please review the online application and tips for completing the application. Please review required criteria for the award category for which you are applying or nominating a candidate. Prepare your candidate statement in advance before starting the on-line process.
Award for Excellence - August 31, 2016
Individual Acheivement Awards - November 23, 2016
Forty Under 40 Award - February 15, 2017
AORN Board of Directors, Awards Committee members, judging panel members, and Headquarters staff are ineligible for awards while holding any of these positions. Awards Committee members and judging panel members may not nominate or sponsor any individual award applicants during their term due to conflict of interest involving the judging process.