Do you know a Star Nurse? Nominations for Star Nurses™ 2022 are now open, and we need your help identifying – and celebrating – the best of the best! Whether it’s someone you know, someone you work with, or a special nurse who’s touched your life or the lives of those around you, nominate a registered nurse today. Show the registered nurse in your life how much they mean to you and the healthcare industry.
Nominations will be open until midnight on January 10, 2022.
If you missed the 2021 Star Nurses event, don't worry! You can view a recording here.
To Be Eligible
Nominee must hold an active nursing license in Maryland, Virginia, or the District of Columbia and be a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Void outside the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and where prohibited, taxed, or restricted by law. All federal, state, and local rules and regulations apply. Directors, officers, employees (including, without limitation, part-time or temporary employees), and contractors of ANA and the Post and its subsidiaries and their immediate families (i.e., current and ex- spouses, parents, grandparents, children, grandchildren, siblings, in-laws, and steps in any of the foregoing categories) and other household members (i.e., roommates, housemates, significant others, and partners of each legally residing at the same address) of each are NOT eligible.
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By submitting the application, you fully and unconditionally agree to and accept these Official Rules and any decisions made by ANA, which shall be final and binding in all matters related to the award. Winning the award is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. No exceptions or substitutes will be made.
Provided that applications are complete and submitted in compliance with these Official Rules, each nominee will be evaluated by a panel of judges made up of registered nurses.
Nominees submitted under the Clinical Care Nurse category, will be evaluated on the following factors:
Nominees submitted under the Administrative/Academic Nurse category will be evaluated on the following factors:
The decisions of the judges will be final and binding. ANA reserves the right to disqualify any nominee at any time who, in ANA’s opinion, endangers the safety or well-being of any person, or fails to comply with these Official Rules.
Winners will be celebrated at an event hosted by The Washington Post and ANA. The award winners may be interviewed or receive requests to share their story at a concurrent or designated session at an ANA event (to be determined), provided that the winners agree to work with ANA in preparation for sharing their story.
Winners are responsible for their own travel and any related expenses.
The nominator represents and warrants that the submission does not violate any applicable law or any third party’s intellectual property rights.
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