As the ongoing Covid-19 crisis continues to underscore the incredible contributions of nurses, they 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.

Deadline for nominations is January 21, 2022.

Recipients will be featured in the June 2022 issue of New Hampshire Magazine.

Excellence in Nursing categories:

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

Entry rules and suggestions:

  • **Deadline has been extended** Nominations need to be received by Friday, January 21, 2022
  • 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.  

Recipients will be featured in the June 2022 issue of New Hampshire Magazine.

2021 Excellence in Nursing Recipients

New Hampshire Magazine, in partnership with the New Hampshire Nurses Association, congratulates the 2021 Excellence in Nursing Awards recipients. This award honors the unsung heroes of the state’s health care community.

Nurses are key members of any health care 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 health care.

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

 

Advanced Practice Nursing: Jillian Belmont, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Ambulatory Care Nursing: Lisa Wesinger, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center-Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Cardiovascular Nursing: John Flynn, Heart & Vascular Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Emergency Nursing: Janet Carroll, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Front Line / Administrative Nursing Leader: Judy Joy, NH Covid Alliance Senior Support Team
Hospice-Palliative Care and/or Gerontologic Nursing: Cathy Oliver, Manchester VA Medical Center
Maternal-Child Health Nursing: Jamye Cutter, Granite Visiting Nurse Association
Medical Surgical Nursing: Erin St. Gelais, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital
Nurse Educator / Researcher: Jennifer Pletcher, Concord Hospital
Pediatric & School Nursing: Jennifer Krueger, Elliot Hospital
Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing: Evie Stacy, Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinic
Public Health Nursing: Polly Campion, former state representative
Senior Nursing Leader: Margaret Georgia, Dartmouth-Hitchcock

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

2021 Virtual Awards Ceremony

This event was held on Thursday, May 20, 2021

EXCELLENCE IN NURSING RECIPIENTS

Excellence in Nursing Awards 2021

Today’s nurses are highly skilled and integral healthcare partners in modern medicine. Recent events reminded the world of just how often nurses are 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.

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.

2020 Virtual Awards Ceremony

Held Thursday, November 19, 2020

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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