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Johns Hopkins Nursing Shining Star Award

NOMINATION PERIOD

May 9 - Aug 1

The Shining Star Award honors outstanding nurses in the Hopkins community including nurse preceptors, faculty and student nurses at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.

Each finalist and their guest are invited to “An Evening with the Stars,” a celebration held at The Center Club on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Winners will be announced by August 12 and will be recognized at the ceremony.

Preceptor Nominees

(nominations accepted from peers, faculty, physicians, students, and staff)

Current preceptors who demonstrate commitment in mentoring students on 1:1 basis, provide nursing students the opportunity to assess patients, and promote critical thinking and clinical decision making are eligible for nomination. Nominees must have a consistent record of precepting Johns Hopkins School of Nursing students for at least three years and be employed at a Johns Hopkins-affiliated entity.  

Finalists

  • Demonstrate clinical excellence in their area of nursing practice
  • Demonstrate leadership to advance the regulation or practice of nursing
  • Have a consistent record of precepting Johns Hopkins School of Nursing students for at least three years
  • Are currently employed at a Johns Hopkins-affiliated entity
  • Serve as a shining example of Johns Hopkins Nursing through word, deed, and attitude

Student Nurse Nominees

(nominations accepted from faculty, students, and staff)

Current students who exemplify leadership within the classroom or student organizations, participate in community outreach efforts through healthcare initiatives and exhibit outstanding patient care in their clinical rotations are eligible for nomination.

Finalists

  • Demonstrate excellence in scholarship
  • Perform significant, meritorious, compassionate service to Hopkins patients, patient families, or the Hopkins community
  • Serve as a shining example of Johns Hopkins Nursing through word, deed, and attitude

Faculty Nurse Nominees

(nominations accepted from peers, faculty, students and staff)

Current faculty who demonstrate excellence in teaching patient care, look for innovative ways to engage students and peers in local and global community healthcare programs, and connect with students through nursing organizations and activities are eligible for nomination. Faculty nominees must have served at least one year as Johns Hopkins School of Nursing faculty.

Finalists

  • Demonstrate excellence in teaching
  • Use creative approaches to advance nursing research, practice, and teaching by expanding and/or communicating the nursing knowledge base
  • Excel as a mentor and guide to students
  • Have served at least one year on the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing faculty
  • Serve as a shining example of Johns Hopkins Nursing through word, deed, and attitude

Nominate a Nurse by August 1


Nominee's Category*

If the nominee is a hospital or faculty nurse, what is their department?