AACN's national office will be closed for a summer pause from July 15-19, 2024.

Nomination Eligibility

Eligible nominees are nationally known researchers who have made significant contributions over time to acute and critical care nursing. Nominees submit an application to candidacy, agree to present a summary of their work at the National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition, and submit an abstract and manuscript to the American Journal of Critical Care. Nominees must hold a current AACN membership.

Selection and Award

Nominations must be submitted between June 1 and Dec. 1. Applicants and recipients will be notified in March.