Awards for Extraordinary Nurses
Patients, visitors, nurses, physicians and employees may nominate a deserving nurse by submitting the following form.
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.”
Please complete the online form below. You may also download and print this form. Please submit to: Vanessa Vitali, Nursing Administration, ASB, Room K-134, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Sandra C. Genco Excellence in Oncology Nursing 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.
Nominated nurses must be currently employed as a Registered Nurse at Roswell Park with 3 years of oncology nursing experience and a minimum of 75 percent of responsibilities devoted to direct patient care. Previous recipients of this award are not eligible.
Annual award of $1,500 is presented on an annual basis.
To Nominate a Nurse
Nominations may be received from any patient and/or patient’s family member or a member of the Institute staff or faculty. Please complete the online form below.
You may also download and print this form. Please submit to: Nursing Administration Office, ASB, Room K-132, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.