The Nursing Professional Governance Office is proud to announce the 23rd Annual Nursing Excellence Awards.

Please join us during Nurses Week to recognize UVA Health’s extraordinary nominees for their dedication to the nursing profession and for setting such an inspiring example of professional practice and collaboration. This year, we had over 100 nominees across 11 award categories. A full list of nominees can be found here.

Tuesday, May 9, 2023 I 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Charlottesville

990 Hilton Heights Road, Charlottesville, VA 22901

*RSVPs are required*


Awards presentations to include:

  • Beginning Practitioner of the Year
  • Excellence in Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Excellence in Interprofessional Collaboration
  • Excellence in Knowledge Development and Expansion
  • Excellence in Relationship-Based Caring
  • Exemplary Clinical Practice
  • Exemplary Resident/Fellow Physician
  • Licensed Practical Nurse of the Year
  • Nurse of Distinction
  • Preceptor of the Year
  • Transformational Leader

Other honors included:

  • Eloise Dodge Gould Pediatric Nurse Education Award
  • Thomas Buckley Memorial Endowment Fund
  • UVA School of Nursing Outstanding Student Preceptor Award

RSVP for the Ceremony and Reception is closed.

 

2023 Nursing Excellence Award Honors

The Nursing Excellence Award ceremony on Tuesday was an incredible celebration and acknowledgement of the immense impact, leadership and professionalism that make up UVA Nurses!  Please help us celebrate our 2023 Award Recipients and all our 2023 nominees

  • Beginning Practitioner of the Year I Olivia Mann, Mother/Baby
  • Excellence in Advanced Practice Nursing I Dea Mahanes, Nerancy Neuro ICU
  • Excellence in Knowledge Development and Expansion I Samantha Schroeder, OPSC Pre/Post
  • Excellence in Relationship-Based Caring, Evangeline Y Beverage, Newborn ICU
  • Exemplary Clinical Practice I Lucille Richardson, 5 Central
  • Licensed Practical Nurse of the Year I Kaylah F Holsapple, Northridge Pediatrics
  • Nurse of Distinction I Gregory J Paquin, Medical Emergency Team
  • Preceptor of the Year, Megan N Welch, Perianesthesia          
  • Transformational Leader I Lauren J Bentley , 5 North

In addition, the following honors were also presented during our offsite event:

  • Exemplary Resident/Fellow Physician I Dr. Bahrom Justin Ostad, 5 North
  • Excellence in Interprofessional Collaboration I Nicki Spivey, OPSC Pre/Post
  • UVA School of Nursing Outstanding BSN Nursing Student Preceptor Award I Jennifer Nicklyn, PeriAnesthesia
  • UVA School of Nursing Outstanding CNL Nursing Student Preceptor Award I Lyndsey Isner, PACU
  • UVA School of Nursing Outstanding APP Nursing Student Preceptor Award I Steven Wiseman, Advanced Pratice
  • Eloise Dodge Gould Award  |  Bobby Casteen II, Ambulatory Pediatrics
  • Eloise Dodge Gould Award  |  Lauren Miller, Ambulatory Pediatrics
  • Thomas Buckley Endowment |  Gabrielle Miller, Newborn ICU
  • Friend of Nursing (Physician)  |  Dr. Guillermo Solorzano, Neurology
  • Friend of Nursing (Non-physician)  |  Sara Fowler, Project Management Office

Thank you to the NPGO Awards & Recognition Committee for all the time and effort in creating this meaningful event!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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