The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) Awards grant prestigious recognition to oncology navigators, researchers, employers, and individuals for their contributions to better patient care and their professions.
The AONN+ Leadership Council is delighted to present the Awards categories.
The public is invited to submit nominations in the following categories.
The Organizational Recognition Award acknowledges the employers who recognize and support oncology navigation.
The Oncology Navigation Excellence (ONE) Award recognizes an oncology navigator for his or her outstanding contributions to oncology navigation, patient care, or education.
The Hero of Hope Patient Award annually recognizes an individual whose life is touched by cancer for his or her outstanding contributions to the cancer community.
The following categories are not open for public nominations.
The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an AONN+ member for his or her career achievements and outstanding contributions to cancer care.
The Ambassador Award recognizes an AONN+ member's dedicated ambassadorship of the Academy’s core values to oncology patients, their families, and professional communities.
The Outstanding Local Navigator Network Award recognizes a Local Navigator Network's outstanding effort in the establishment of a forum for professional development and networking that aligns with the Academy's mission.
The recipient of the AONN+ Evidence into Practice Award will receive a $250 gift card, a plaque, an acknowledgment in the Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship®, and a 2-year complimentary AONN+ membership.
The winners of the 2018 AONN+ Awards and the CONQUER: the patient voice Hero of Hope Patient Award were honored at Denim and Diamonds: The AONN+ Awards Event.
Here is this year’s full list of winners:
Lifetime Achievement Award:
Lillie D. Shockney
Outstanding Local Navigator Network Award:
Virginia Cancer Patient Navigator Network
Putting Evidence Into Practice Award:
Organizational Recognition Award:
Miami Cancer Institute
Oncology Navigator Excellence Award:
Hero of Hope Patient Award:
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