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Diversity. Inclusion.
We don't just promote it. We honor it.

The 2024 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 2024 IDEA Award will be presented at AAMN’s 49th annual conference, Oct. 17-19 in St. Louis.

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. All nominees will be evaluated by the AAMN Recognition Review Committee in a blinded manner.


-- Nomination letters are limited to 1,000 words. Up to six attachments are permitted to provide evidence of accomplishments.


Please submit your nominations to Scott Kelnhofer, AAMN executive director, at The deadline for submissions is  July 14, 2024.

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