Award Programs

AORN honors outstanding perioperative nurses through a comprehensive and well-recognized awards program, both for individuals and chapters.

2017 Individual & Chapter Excellence Awards

View the newly announced 2017 Individual and Chapter Excellence Award Recipients. Chapter of the Year will be announced Sunday, April 2, 2017.

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Individual Achievement Awards

We encourage AORN members to nominate yourself or a worthy colleague for one of AORN's individual achievement awards.

Past Award Recipients

Since 1982, many outstanding individuals and local chapters have been recognized by AORN for their achievements in the field of perioperative nursing....