Honorary Recognition Award
Award Description
The first Honorary Recognition Award was presented at ANA's biennial convention. Honorary Recognition is one of the highest honors the association can accord. This award is given only to persons who have rendered distinguished service or valuable assistance to the nursing profession, and whose contributions and accomplishments are of national or international significance to nursing.
Award Criteria
1. The contribution and accomplishments of the nominee must be of national or international significance to the nursing profession.

2. If the nominee is a nurse, the nominee must be a member of the nursing profession and a current C/SNA-ANA or IMD member for at least 10 consecutive years.
Additional Information
Nomination for this award is currently closed.