Chapter Awards

Chapter Award Application

Application submission deadline is 12/15/2017.

Chapter Award Criteria

Size Categories


One winner will be selected for each of the following chapter size categories, along with an overall winner selected from the four finalists.

  • Small (0-50 members)
  • Medium (51-150 members)
  • Intermediate (151-300 members)
  • Large (300+ members)

Required Chapter Information


  • Chapter Name and Number
  • City, State, Zip
  • Primary contact name/email address
  • Secondary contact name/email address
  • Current chapter officers, including:
    • President
    • President Elect/VP
    • Secretary
    • Treasurer
  • List of chapter communication methods (e.g. newsletters, website, ORNurseLink, email, mail)

Chapter Profile


  • List the top three accomplishments for your chapter in 2017 (please provide as much detail as you can).
  • Tell us about any community service events your chapter has attended/created in 2017.
  • Provide a summary of your chapter’s recruitment/retention efforts.
  • Does your chapter provide mentoring for other chapters? If yes, explain how and list chapters assisted.
  • Provide any additional information as to why your chapter should receive this award.

The application submission deadline is 12/15/2017.

The 2018 Chapter Excellence Award winners will be announced at the 2018 Global Surgical Conference & Expo in March 2018 in New Orleans, LA.

The 2017 Chapter Excellence Award recipients were announced at the 2017 Global Surgical Conference & Expo. View the 2017 Chapter Award winners.