Nurse of the Year Award

Nurse of the Year Award

The 2017 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.”

2017 is the sixth 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
  • 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

Watch the 2016 Nurse of the Year video in English below:

Watch the 2016 Nurse of the Year video in French below:

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


Last Updated: Mar 14, 2016

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