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Honoring Excellence

Each year, NANN recognizes the outstanding contributions of individuals practicing in neonatal nursing. Whether they are clinical practitioners, educators, or researchers, NANN is dedicated to honoring the achievements of those who are advancing the field of neonatal nursing. NANN chapters are also honored annually for what they accomplish on a local level.

Individual Excellence Awards

These awards are designed to recognize the contributions and dedication of neonatal nurses and advanced practice nurses. To be considered for these awards, candidates must be a NANN member in good standing and nominated according to the specific award's nomination procedure. Award winners receive: complimentary conference registration, a $500 stipend to be applied to hotel and travel costs, a $250 honorarium, and a trophy. Applications will open in 2020.

Research Awards

These awards recognize the outstanding research and educational efforts of neonatal nurses. Interested researchers must submit their work according to the specific award's procedures.

Chapters Awards

Chapter awards highlight the successes of NANN's chapters in the categories of membership growth, percentage increase in revenue, educational offerings, member engagement, and community outreach.

2019 Chapter of the Year (Medium): Arkansas Chapter

DVANN 2018 Board
2019 Chapter of the Year (Large): Delaware Vallet Chapter