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Call for Nominations: The Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Nursing Awards

Nominations are open for the 2023 Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Nursing Awards. Prizes of $25,000 each will go to three nurses who provide outstanding end-of-life care, based on compassionate service and merit. Nurses at all levels of practice (LVN/LPN, RN/APRN) qualify for nomination. Learn more. Nominate a nurse. The award nomination deadline is December 31, 2022.

The Cunniff-Dixon Foundation, whose mission is to enrich the relationship of health care providers and patients who are near the end of life, created and funds the awards. The Hastings Center, the oldest independent nonpartisan bioethics research institute, which has done groundbreaking work on end-of-life decision-making, co-sponsors the awards.

The awards selection committee is comprised of Dr. Betty Ferrell, director of nursing research and education and a professor at City of Hope in Duarte, Calif. (chair); Dr. Ashley Leak Bryant, associate professor of nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Dr. Nessa Coyle, consultant in palliative, end of life care, and clinical ethics for oncology patients; Dr. Lynn F. Reinke, endowed professor in palliative care at University of Utah; and Dr. Billy Rosa, chief research fellow at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

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