The Anderson Awards
Celebrating Excellence in Nursing and Patient Care
Anderson Awards are made possible through the generous philanthropic support of Gail and Doug Anderson, who value the nursing profession and the outstanding care nurses provide to their patients and families.
The awards will recognize nursing excellence and honor nurses who demonstrate outstanding care in their profession. These awards celebrate nurses who go above and beyond to provide exceptional patient care, compassion, and leadership qualities. The Anderson Family Nursing Excellence Award acknowledges and appreciates the role that nurses play in the well-being of patients and their families.
Nominations: Nurses may be nominated by a patient, colleague, supervisor, physician, or a member of the Executive Leadership Team. Nominations will be reviewed by the Nursing Award Committee. All awardees and nominees will be recognized at the Award Ceremony. Nomination criteria and nomination form are both provided below.
Eligibility Requirements: Nominees must be have been employed for a minimum of six (6) months with Hartford Hospital and/or the Institute of Living, have a “meets expectations” or above on their most recent performance evaluation, and have not received a formal improvement document of step 2 or higher.
Monetary Award: The recipients will be asked to use the monetary gift to do something ‘fun’.
Deadline: Nominations must be submitted by Friday, March 29, 2024, at 5 p.m.
For questions: Please contact Samantha Cote at Samantha.Cote@hhchealth.org
Exceptional Care – Demonstrates outstanding clinical skills and patient care, achieving positive outcomes and improvements in patient well-being
Compassion – Advocates for patients’ needs with a caring and compassionate attitude, support and comfort during challenging times
Leadership – Takes on leadership roles with the nursing team or healthcare organization, mentoring and inspiring colleagues to excel in their roles, contributing to the development and implementation of innovative healthcare practices
Discretionary Effort – Goes above and beyond in meeting the healthcare needs of patients and/or their families, takes initiative in identifying and addressing challenges, engages in continuous learning and professional development