Recognition

Recognition plays a pivotal role in acknowledging and celebrating the exemplary contributions of individuals within the nursing profession, both members and non-members alike. By identifying those who embody the highest standards of professionalism, compassion, and dedication, recognition honors their significant impact on nursing practice and healthcare delivery.

Recognizing individuals for their contributions not only highlights their achievements but also serves as a powerful motivator and inspiration for others. It engenders pride and excitement within the organization, fostering a sense of camaraderie and unity among colleagues. Moreover, it reinforces a culture of excellence and continuous improvement, encouraging individuals to strive for greatness in their own endeavors.

Lopez Award: This award recognizes Filipino nurses who have achieved the pinnacle of academic excellence by obtaining their PhD in nursing. It celebrates their dedication, perseverance, and scholarly contributions to the field of nursing research and education.

Advocacy Award: The Advocacy Award honors individual registered nurses who embody the spirit of advocacy as an integral part of their professional identity. It acknowledges their efforts in championing for the rights, well-being, and interests of patients, colleagues, and the broader nursing community.

Friend of FiND Network: This recognition program acknowledges non-nursing individuals, organizations, and institutions that have made significant contributions to the FiND Network, the local nursing or healthcare community, and the health of Filipino people. It celebrates their support, collaboration, and impact on advancing the mission and goals of the network.

Dr. Cindy Leigh Keynote Speakership: Named after Dr. Ma. Cynthia ‘Cynthia’ Leigh, this recognition honors the keynote speaker of the annual Filipino International Nursing Symposium. It acknowledges their expertise, leadership, and contributions to nursing knowledge and practice, as well as their role in inspiring and educating attendees at the symposium.

Service Award: The Service Award recognizes both members and non-members who have demonstrated a commitment to reinforcing the positive role of the FiND Network through service to the community, their peers, or the network itself. It highlights their dedication, volunteerism, and contributions towards advancing the mission and objectives of the network.