The DAISY Award
The DAISY Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day. Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is proud to be a DAISY Award Partner, recognizing one inpatient and one ambulatory nurse with this special honor every quarter.
DAISY Award honorees personify Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center’s remarkable patient experience. These nurses are recognized as outstanding role models in our nursing community. They consistently meet all of the following criteria:
- Shows a connection with patients and families
- Does an excellent job educating patients and families
- Has a positive attitude and demonstrates professionalism in the work environment
- Works well with all members of the health care team
- Shows empathy
- Exemplifies integrity
Each DAISY Award honoree will be recognized at a public ceremony in their unit and will receive: a certificate, a DAISY Award pin, and a hand-carved stone sculpture entitled “A Healer’s Touch.”
Sandra C. Genco Excellence in Oncology Nurse of the Month Award
This award recognizes a Roswell Park Registered Nurse, in a direct patient care role, who has made a positive difference in the life of a patient/family experiencing cancer by demonstrating compassion and respect for the patient’s individual needs and goals.