AACN chapters that have made a difference in the healthcare profession and their communities are chosen each year to receive AACN Circle of Excellence Awards. This awards program recognizes contributions and achievements that exemplify AACN's mission, vision, values and ethic of care, and applauds excellence.
Review the eligibility and submission requirements. Learn some new tips for writing your exemplar, as well as view some of the winning chapter exemplars!
2016 Chapter Award Recipient Exemplar Booklet
** For the President's Award for Chapters, chapters will be evaluated on programs and activities that were completed from July 1 to date of submission and programs that are planned for the rest of the year. Chapters may submit their applications for this award once their planned activities for which they want to be judged have been completed. President's Award for Chapters applications must be submitted by 2/15.