Nominations are now open for the prestigious 2022 American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) State Award for Excellence, which recognizes outstanding clinical practice and advocacy.

Please read the following information carefully: To be considered for the 2022 awards, nominations must be submitted electronically to AANP no later than September 10, 2021 at 6:00 PM ET (5:00 PM CT). Thank you in advance for taking the time to nominate deserving nurse practitioners (NPs) and advocates.

The NP State Award for Excellence is given annually to an individual NP in each state who has demonstrated excellence in clinical practice.

The Advocate State Award for Excellence is given annually to an individual in each state who has made a significant contribution toward increasing awareness and recognition of NPs. Examples of past recipients of this award are physicians, legislators, educators, etc. NPs are also eligible for the advocate award for nonclinical practice initiatives related to leadership, precepting, policy, politics, research, education or community affairs.

To submit a candidate for a state award, nominator must be a current individual AANP member; however, the candidate does not have to be an AANP member.

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2022 State Award for Excellence

Nominations are open from July 19 to September 10, 2021, at 6:00 PM ET.