Nurse of the Year Award

The 2016 Boehringer Ingelheim Oncology Nurse of the Year Award will recognize a CANO/ACIO nurse who has consistently demonstrated the highest level of nursing excellence and leadership, and contributed to advancing oncology nursing and/or health system transformation. The recipient will be honoured infront of his/her peers at the upcoming CANO/ACIO conference and is awarded $5,000 to put towards further education and professional development.

“Oncology nurses are redefining the way decision-making is being shared through the patient journey,” says Richard Mole, President & CEO of Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd. “We commend all the nominees for their inspired contributions to this fast-changing field and here at Boehringer Ingelheim we are proud to be recognizing their tremendous efforts for a fourth year.”

2016 is the fifth year that this award has been offered and each year CANO/ACIO receives many nominations for exceptional oncology nurses across Canada.

Congratulations to our 2016 nominees:

  • Angela Leahey, TORONTO, ON
  • Barbara Ammeter, WINNIPEG, MB
  • Colleen Campbell, HILLSDALE, ON
  • Donna Head, VICTORIA HARBOUR, ON
  • Eileen Wagner, RED DEER, AB
  • Gisele Sarbacher, WINNIPEG, MB
  • Jane Palmateer, BELLEVILLE, ON
  • Jennifer Petronis, ETOBICOKE, ON
  • Jennifer Smylie, OTTAWA, ON
  • Karen Running, HAMILTON, ON
  • Komal Patel, BRAMPTON, ON
  • Lynne Jolicoeur, GATINEAU, QC
  • Massey Nematollahi, NEWMARKET, ON
  • Pamela Sparrow, ORO MEDONTE, ON
  • Pamela West, OSHAWA, ON
  • Patti Devion, ABBOTSFORD, BC
  • Rosemary Cashman, VANCOUVER, BC

The 2016 award winner will be announced at the Awards of Excellence Ceremony at the upcoming CANO/ACIO conference in Calgary on October 22, 2016 from 10:00am - 10:45 MST. The Ceremony will also be broadcasted via a live webcast at http://livestream.com/mediaco/cano2016. Please join us in celebrating this year's nominees and award recipient.

Click here to view the 2016 Nurse of the Year video in English

Click here to view the 2016 Nurse of the Year video in French

For more information regarding the 2015 Nurse of the Year, Wayne Enders, please click here.

For the 2016 Nurse of the Year poster (ENG), please click here.
For the 2016 Nurse of the Year poster (FR), please click here.