Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing


Distinguished Alumni Awards

Each year, Bloomberg Nursing honours up to 3 alumni with a prestigious Distinguished Alumni Award. It is our privilege to recognize the incredible accomplishments of our alumni, and to highlight their impact within the nursing professional and beyond.

The Awards

Rising Star Award

This award is presented to an alumnus who has graduated within the past 10 years, in recognition of his/her extraordinary contributions to the faculty, their local nursing/health care community, or a scientific or academic achievement.

Alumni Volunteerism Award 

This award honors alumni who have participated in extraordinary volunteer service, demonstrating leadership through local, national or global work. Nominees will have enriched the lives of others through their generous gifts of time and talent with Bloomberg Nursing or through civic, charitable and social causes beyond the scope of their clinical or academic appointments.

Lifetime Achievement Award 

This award recognizes alumni whose outstanding career achievements have earned them national or international prominence. These achievements may encompass leadership, research, teaching, clinical care, administration or public service. The recipient will have demonstrated the highest level of professionalism and serves as a role model for current and future health care professionals.

Process for Nomination

Nominations will be acceptedthrough October 1, 2016. You may submit nominations online using the form below, or via hardcopy to the Stewardship and Alumni Relations Officer. In completing your nomination, you’ll need:

  • Your contact info and that of your nominee
  • A letter of support for your nomination

It will be important to highlight those accomplishments which make the nominee the best candidate for the award as described below. Nominations will be kept on file for a period of three years.

If you require a hardcopy form, or would like to ask a question, please contact:

416-946-7097 or

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