Nominate a Nurse Leader for the 2021 McHugh Award

Workforce | April 27, 2021 | by Natasha S. Bryant

Are you looking for a way to acknowledge an outstanding Director of Nursing (DON) or Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) in your organization? Nominate him or her for the Joan Anne McHugh Award for Leadership in Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Nursing.


The McHugh Award recognizes a DON or ADON who creates a supportive and engaged workplace environment by displaying excellent leadership skills while managing nursing and frontline staff.

The winner of the McHugh Award receives:

  • $1,000 to be used for professional development, and
  • A trip to the LeadingAge Annual Meeting and Expo, which takes place Oct. 24-27, 2021 in Atlanta.


June 18 is the deadline to complete an online nomination for the award.