Outstanding Nurses

Nominate an Outstanding Nurse

2019 nominations are now open.

Help us celebrate and honor the outstanding nurses in our community!

We are looking for nurses who are exceptional in their profession, going above and beyond in their work.

Anyone can submit a nomination, including peers, doctors, patients, and family members/loved ones of patients who have received care.

We are looking for outstanding nurses in the following 17 categories:

-Administrative Leadership

-Advanced Practice

-Cancer Care

-Children’s Health

-Clinic Setting


-Emergency Care


-Hospital Setting


-Intensive Care

-Mental Health

-Public Health


-Women’s Health


-Rising Star

-Lifetime Achievement

The Rising Star Award is a category created for nurses with fewer than five years since certification, and the Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates nurses with more than twenty years since certification.

Please note all nominees must be board-certified registered nurses.

Submissions will close: April 15, 2019

Nominations will be reviewed by a blue-ribbon panel. Finalists will be notified in June. The 2019 winners will be announced at an event this August and profiled in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine’s December 2019 issue.

Families & Patients: Nominate here!

Colleagues: Nominate here!

Please contact with questions.

View the full list of 2018 winners here!

2018 Outstanding Nurses Awards