New Hampshire Magazine, in partnership with the New Hampshire Nurses Association, congratulates the 2020 Excellence in Nursing recipients. This award honors the unsung heroes of the state’s healthcare community.

Nurses are key members of any healthcare team, but their skills and contributions are often unrecognized. Join us as we celebrate the very best in nursing – those who go above and beyond to comfort, heal and educate – to bring to light how critical nursing is to achieving comprehensive healthcare.

Recipients were featured in the June 2020 issue of New Hampshire Magazine.

 

2020 Virtual Awards Ceremony

Held Thursday, November 19, 2020

Keynote Speaker

Susan A. Reeves Edd, Rn

Susan A. Reeves EdD, RN

Susan A. Reeves, EdD, RN, CENP, Executive Vice President, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Chief Nursing Executive, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System
Susan A. Reeves was named the Executive Vice President of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in July 2020. In this role, she is responsible for establishing and executing DHMC’s short and long-range objectives in the context of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health’s (D-HH) Strategic Plan, and ensuring efficient, effective and high-quality patient care to meet the community needs of the DHMC service area. Reeves works in close collaboration with D-HH’s Chief Clinical Officer on the day-to-day operation of DHMC and aligns and integrates DHMC into the D-HH System. Reeves’ team at DHMC includes senior-level leaders from clinical care, research, operations and finance.

Reeves is also the Chief Nursing Executive for the D-HH system, a role which she assumed in June 2017. In this role, Reeves is responsible for setting the strategic direction for nursing across the system and for creating alignment for nursing practice across all D-HH entities.

2020 AWARD RECIPIENTS

CATEGORY 2020 RECIPIENT HOSPITAL OR PRACTICE

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Rachel Ritter

Collaborative Anesthesia Partners

Ambulatory Care Nursing

Lisa Lang

Foundation Medical Partners

Cardiovascular Nursing

Pamela Laflamme

Elliot Cardiovascular Consultants,
Elliot Health System

Emergency Nursing

Kelsey Pearl

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Gerontologic & Long Term Care Nursing

Julie Percy

Dartmouth-Hitchcock,
Concord Primary Care

Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing

Sharry Keller

Dartmouth-Hitchcock,
Palliative Medicine Team

Maternal-Child Health Nursing

Patricia Roncone

Southern New Hampshire Medical Center

Medical-Surgical Nursing

Kelly Snow

Elliot Hospital

Nurse Educators and Nurse Researchers

Alyssa O’Brien

University of New Hampshire,
Department of Nursing

Nurse Leader

Julie Reynolds

Cornerstone Visiting Nurses Association

Pediatric & School Nursing

Samantha Presby

Lafayette Regional Elementary School

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

Kimberly Anick

New Hampshire Hospital

Public Health Nursing

Theresa Calope

City of Nashua,
Division of Public Health
and Community Services


Now more than ever, as we continue to endure the pandemic, nurses deserve to be recognized for all the work they do on the front lines of our communities throughout the state. In partnership with the New Hampshire Nurses Association, New Hampshire Magazine needs your help to honor these healthcare professionals who deserve recognition for their efforts in fighting COVID-19. We also want to celebrate the very best in nursing – those who go above and beyond to comfort, heal and educate – and to bring to light how critical nursing is to achieving comprehensive health care.

If you know a nurse, please consider nominating them in one of the award categories. Recognition is especially meaningful during these times, so say “Thank You” to these healthcare heroes by submitting a nomination today.

2021 Excellence in Nursing categories:

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
  • Ambulatory Care Nursing
  • Cardiovascular Nursing
  • Emergency Nursing
  • Front Line/Administrative Nursing Leader
  • Hospice-Palliative Care and/or Gerontologic Nursing
  • Maternal-Child Health Nursing
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Nurse Educators
  • Nurse Researcher
  • Pediatric & School Nursing
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
  • Public Health Nursing
  • Senior Nurse Leader

 

Entry rules and suggestions:

  • Nominations need to be received by January 8, 2021
  • Nominees must have a valid New Hampshire nursing license
  • Use only the nominee’s initials or the proper pronoun (he/she/they) when completing the form.
  • Submit your nomination under the category that you feel is the best fit for your nominee’s field of practice, as not all fields are listed.
  • Judges reserve the right, based on the criteria, not to name a winner in a particular category.
  • All criteria sections are required in order for your nomination to be considered complete.
  • Supporting documents are not required, but highly recommended in order to provide a strong, well-rounded nomination for the judges. Be sure to have these items accessible before starting the online nomination form.

Judging criterion
Nominators should review the criterion for each category prior to starting the nomination form in order to ensure details for each required section can be provided.
For a full list of criterion and to review each category, please view the
judging criteria page.  

*Nominations due by January 8, 2021*

Help us honor the unsung heroes of the state’s healthcare community – those who go above and beyond to comfort, heal and educate – bringing to light how critical nursing is to achieving comprehensive healthcare.

 

Recipients were featured in the June 2021 issue of New Hampshire Magazine.

If you have any questions or need assistance with your nomination, please contact us at events@mcleancommunicaitons.com.

EXCELLENCE IN NURSING RECIPIENTS

Excellence in Nursing Awards 2020

Until recent events reminded the world of just how much we need them, nurses were the unsung heroes of the medical community. These talented individuals provide their skills and sacrifice on a daily basis, and now thanks to COVID-19, we have a glimpse of the debt we owe. New Hampshire Magazine, in partnership with the New Hampshire Nurses Association, is proud to say thanks to them all by calling out a few in our Excellence in Nursing Awards.

Excellence in Nursing Awards 2019

The second annual Excellence in Nursing Awards honor 13 unsung heroes of the state’s medical community, and bring to light how critical nursing is to achieving comprehensive healthcare. Meet this year's winners.

The 2018 Excellence in Nursing Awards

The inaugural Excellence in Nursing Awards honor 13 unsung heroes of the state’s medical community, and bring to light how critical nursing is to achieving comprehensive healthcare.

2019 Awards Ceremony

Thank you to those who joined us on Thursday, May 29, 2019 to celebrate this year’s award recipients at the 2nd Annual Excellence in Nursing event. Thank you also to the New Hampshire Nurses Association for their guidance and support.
Photos from the reception were taken by Karen Bachelder.

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