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Diversity. Inclusion.
We're not just promoting it, we're honoring it.

The 2022 IDEA Award
Presented by AAMN
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AAMN's IDEA Award — the Inclusion and Diversity Excellence Award — honors individuals or organizations that create and promote diversity, inclusion and a welcoming environment for all nurses.

​The 2022 IDEA Award will be presented at AAMN’s annual conference, Oct. 20-22 in Orlando.

Nomination Process:

-- Individuals and health care organizations that employ nurses (including nursing education programs) and promote diversity, inclusion and a welcoming environment are eligible. One individual or organizational award will be given this year.


-- Individuals can be nominated by others but cannot self-nominate. Nominees will be evaluated by the AAMN Recognition Review Committee in a blinded manner.


-- Nomination letters are limited to three single-spaced pages in length with one-inch margins and 12-point font. Up to six attachments are permitted to provide evidence of accomplishments.


Please submit your nominations to Scott Kelnhofer, AAMN executive director, at admin@aamn.org. The deadline for submissions is July 29, 2022.