Marianne Baernholdt, Ph.D., M.P.H., RN, FAAN, director of the Langston Center for Quality, Safety and Innovation, has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Anthony J. Jannetti Award for Extraordinary Contributions to Health Care, awarded by the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN). This is the most prestigious award presented by AMSN.
Selection criteria include evidence of extraordinary contributions towards the enhancement of health care, and is presented to an individual who promotes excellence in medical-surgical nursing through activities in research, education and practice. Baernholdt will be presented the award by the AMSN Board of Directors at the annual convention on September 14, 2018.
The Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses is the only specialty nursing organization dedicated to the practice of medical-surgical nursing. Members include more than 10,000 medical-surgical nurses who care about improving patient care, developing personally and professionally, advocating for the specialty of medical-surgical nursing, as well as connecting with others who share their compassion and commitment.