Awards are given during the annual Nurses Choice Luncheon.  Nominations must be submitted by February 10, 2017.

Nurses Choice Awards

The Nurses Choice Awards are for those non-nurses who support and/or advocate for the betterment of the profession.  The awards were created to celebrate the many friends of nursing, who are recognized at the annual Nurses Choice Awards and Scholarship Luncheon.

The Nurses Choice Awards are broken down into 3 categories:

  • Nurses Choice – Individual, recognizing an individual who is not a nurse or legislator who has made a contribution to nursing;
  • Nurses Choice – Organization, recognizing an organization that shows they value nurses; and
  • Nurses Choice – Media, recognizing a media campaign portraying nursing in a positive light.

Please use this award nomination process.

Gingy Harshey-Meade Excellence in Leadership Award

Named after the chief executive officer of the Ohio Nurses Association who began the Foundation, The Gingy Harshey-Meade Excellence in Leadership Award is presented in recognition of sustained exemplary leadership and commitment to the nursing profession, and participation in and contributions to the purposes of the Ohio Nurses Association.

Please use this award nomination process.

Donate Your Product to the Luncheon Auction

Donating to the Nurses Choice Luncheon's annual auction is a great way to advertise your product to over 100 nurses and healthcare professionals.
If you are interested in showcasing your brand, email Molly Homan at