Amy J. Berman Geriatric Nursing Leadership Award
This award is named in honor of Amy J. Berman, BS, RN, for her valuable contributions to and influence in the geriatric nursing community. Designed to celebrate the accomplishments of an emerging nurse leader, the Amy J. Berman Geriatric Nursing Leadership Award is bestowed upon an individual who has demonstrated intentional leadership in advancing the care of older adults.
The nurse leader selected has demonstrated contributions to collaborative practice through involvement in interprofessional teams and defined commitment to gerontological nursing. Articulating impact via policy, advanced practice, system change, and advocacy is an important part of this leader’s experience.
Daniel J. Pesut Spirit of Renewal Award
Funded by individual contributions to the Sigma Theta Tau International Foundation for Nursing’s Leadership Fund, the Daniel J. Pesut Spirit of Renewal Award was established through an anonymous planned gift to the Foundation capable of permanently endowing this award in Dr. Pesut’s honor. The US $2,500 stipend is awarded to one nurse leader whose efforts to renew self and others exemplify purposeful reflection in practice, mindful understanding of human interrelationships, and display an appreciative, futuristic vision for the practice of nursing.
Dorothy Garrigus Adams Award for Excellence in Fostering Professional Standards (Founders Award)
The Founders Awards offer homage to the six founding nurses of STTI and the director of nursing at Indiana University for their insights in 1922 that advanced scholarship, leadership, research, and practice. The awards recognize extraordinary excellence.