Honorary Membership


STTI bestows honorary membership upon individuals of national or global influence who have furthered the course of healthcare. These esteemed individuals are not eligible for regular membership but demonstrate sustained superior achievements that have contributed to the advancement of nursing and healthcare at the national or global levelsAny active STTI member may nominate a person for honorary membership.

Bonnie and Mark Barnes founded the DAISY Foundation as a way to say thank you to nurses. 

"Being named Honorary Members is great validation for our mission to celebrate and recognize extraordinary nurses for the care they provide patients and families daily." 

- Bonnie and Mark Barnes, 2015 Honorary Member Inductees 

Award-winning photojournalist Carolyn Jones was inducted as an Honorary Member following the publication of her book and documentary The American NurseRead about her in Reflections on Nursing Leadership.

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