Honorees will present plenary sessions during February virtual event
INDIANAPOLIS —The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) today announced the academic and clinical recipients of the 2021 Healthy Work Environment Awards. The University of Minnesota School of Nursing, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, is the academic honoree. The Saint Peter’s University Hospital Nursing Workplace Environment and Staffing Council, in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA, is the clinical honoree.
The Healthy Work Environment honorees will be recognized during Sigma’s Creating Healthy Work Environments event, which will be held virtually 18-20 February 2021. Representatives for both honorees will present plenary sessions on Friday, 19 February 2021, to more than 300 virtual attendees.
In congratulating the honorees, Sigma President Richard Ricciardi, PhD, CRNP, FAANP, FAAN, said, “The sobering events of 2020 have reinforced the importance of our work environments. It is an honor to recognize these recipients for their efforts, especially when so many of our colleagues are currently risking harm and hardship to serve in high-risk medical environments. I congratulate the University of Minnesota School of Nursing and Saint Peter’s University Hospital Nursing Workplace Environment and Staffing Council for their award-winning work and for their continued efforts in these challenging times.”
Sigma’s Healthy Work Environment Awards recognize and honor clinical facilities and academic settings that have demonstrated commitment in promoting a healthy work environment and have demonstrated excellence in healthcare outcomes. The Healthy Work Environments Awards presentation is sponsored by Wambi. Read more about Sigma awards that recognize achievements and contributions in nursing.
Sigma’s Creating Healthy Work Environments event is designed specifically to help leaders in both academic and clinical settings develop, implement, and maintain strategies to improve their organizations’ work environments. Read more about Creating Healthy Work Environments.
The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) is a nonprofit organization with the mission of developing nurse leaders anywhere to improve healthcare everywhere. Founded in 1922, Sigma has more than 135,000 active members and 550 chapters at institutions of higher education and healthcare partners from Armenia, Australia, and Botswana to Thailand, the United States, and Wales. Sigma members include clinical nurses and administrators, academic nurse educators and researchers, policymakers, entrepreneurs, and others working to fulfill the organization’s vision of connected, empowered nurse leaders transforming global healthcare. Learn more at www.SigmaNursing.org.