Magnet Nursing, Navicent Health

Daisy Awards

DAISY stands for: Diseases Attacking the Immune System. It was created in 1999 by the Patrick Barnes Family after their son Patrick succumbed to Thrombocytopenia Purpura. The Barnes' family was so impressed with the excellent nursing care their son Patrick received they created a foundation in his honor to recognize and honor exceptional nurses.

View our January 2019 Daisy Award Winner




Friends of Nursing

Friends of Nursing is a philanthropical group of Registered nurses, Physicians, and community members who strive to improve healthcare and the profession of nursing through education, mentoring and recruitment into the nursing profession. We provide leadership seminars, clinical education offerings and promotion of nursing certification. Friends of Nursing also recognize exceptional nurses from across our system in an annual celebration of nursing excellence.



GHA Hospital Hero Award

The GHA Hospital Hero Awards were established in 2005 as a way of recognizing the amazing hospital workers in our state. Each year, individuals are honored with this prestigious award.

Medical Center Navicent Health Sheryl Adams Wins Satewide Hospital Hero Award

Hospital Heroes

GONL Award - Excellence in Nursing Leadership

Georgia Organization of Nurse Leaders fosters and promotes a collegial working relationship with other health care administrators, medical practitioners and nursing educators in the districts and the state.

2018 Winner - Donald Smith

Read about our GONL Excellence in Leadership Award Winner, Donald Smith


GONL