The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

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 Cancer Institute is proud to be a DAISY Award Partner, recognizing one inpatient and one ambulatory nurse with this special honor every quarter.

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DAISY Award honorees personify Roswell Park Cancer Institute’s remarkable patient experience. These nurses are recognized as outstanding role models in our nursing community. He/she consistently meets 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 healthcare team
  • Shows empathy
  • Exemplifies integrity

Each DAISY Award Honoree will be recognized at a public ceremony in his/her unit and will receive: a certificate, a DAISY Award pin, and a hand-carved stone sculpture entitled “A Healer’s Touch.”

Patients, visitors, nurses, physicians and employees may nominate a deserving nurse by submitting the following form.

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Thank you for taking the time to nominate an extraordinary nurse for this award. Please tell us about yourself, so that we may include you in the celebration of this award should the nurse you nominated be chosen.