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Awards Programs

AORN honors outstanding perioperative nurses through a comprehensive and well-recognized awards program, both for individuals and chapters.

Individual Achievement Awards

We encourage AORN members to nominate yourself or a worthy colleague for one of AORN's individual achievement awards.

Current Award Recipients

Congratulations to all individual and chapter excellence award recipients for 2016!

Chapter Excellence Awards

The AORN Chapter Excellence Awards celebrate the network of more than 250 chapters that provide members with valuable local programs and support. A...

Past Award Recipients

Since 1982, many outstanding individuals and local chapters have been recognized by AORN for their achievements in the field of perioperative nursing....