Award Programs

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

2017 Chapter Excellence Award

This web page has all the information and links you need to submit your 2017 Chapter Excellence Award applications. There are six (6) steps to comp...

Forty Under 40

Are you a leader in the making who's under the age of 40? Whether you’re new to practice, or a bit more seasoned, AORN wants to reward your commitment to professional development in perioperative practice.

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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!

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....