Nursing Awards

UI Health offers opportunities for healthcare partners to be nominated for awards throughout the year. Please consider nominating your healthcare partner who inspires you every day with their care, compassion, and dedication to our patients, families, and staff. It takes only a few moments to nominate those deserving of recognition for their ongoing exemplary efforts at UI Health. We encourage you to nominate as many deserving candidates as you wish.

Daisy Awards
An international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skills and compassionate care given by nurses every day.  This award is presented monthly and is open to all nurses at UI Health.

Nurse Excellence Awards
Nominations are solicited during the 1st quarter and are awarded during Nurses Weeks.  These nominations are from colleagues.  These awards include:

  • Excellence in Nursing Leadership
  • Excellence in Clinical Nursing
  • Excellence in Patient Care Support
  • Excellence in Education & Mentorship
  • Excellence in Community Care
  • Excellence in Volunteerism
  • Rising Star