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You are cordially invited to
Nurse of the Year - Kansas and Greater Kansas City

DATE: Saturday, November 3, 2018  |  Time: 6:00 PM
LOCATION: The Marriott Hotel
ADDRESS: 200 W. 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105

For more information, please contact Pam Kelley at 913-235-9851.

EVENT DETAILS 

2018 Event Chair: Eva Karp, DHA, MBA, RN-BC, FACHE
Senior Vice President, Chief Clinical and Patient Safety Officer
Cerner Corporation
 
The Nurse of the Year Awards Gala is a formal event honoring the dedication and commitment of the Kansas and Greater Kansas City medical community. Join us as we honor nursing excellence and pay tribute to the tireless efforts of nurses throughout the community, all while generating support for the March of Dimes mission to improve the health of babies.
 
 

NOMINATE A DESERVING NURSE TODAY!

The March of Dimes is honored to pay tribute to the nursing profession by recognizing extraordinary
nurses throughout the community.
Nominations are open until midnight July 2, 2018!!

2018 NURSE OF THE YEAR CATEGORIES

Click here for a list of the 22 categories and descriptions for the 2018 Nurse of the Year.
 

EVENT LEADERSHIP

Thanks to the leadership of our Chair, Eva Karp, Senior Vice President, Chief Clinical and Patient Safety Officer at Cerner and the steering committee members listed below. These volunteers are taking the Nurse of the Year Awards to new heights, honoring more nurses than ever before. The March of Dimes and the families we support are grateful for the generosity and effort of these dedicated steering committee members.

Chair
Eva Karp, DHA, MBA, RN-BC, FACHE - Senior Vice President, chief Clinical and Patient Safety Officer at Cerner Corporation

Steering Committee Members
Catherine Bonderer
- BSN, RNC-OB, NE-BC - Senior Director, Mother, Child Services, North Kansas City Hospital
Tammy Peterman - MS, RN, FAAN - Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Officer, The University of Kansas Health System
Chris Ruder - MS, RN, NEA-BC - Vice President, Patient Care Services & Associate Chief Nursing Officer, The University of Kansas Health System
Cheri Hunt - MHA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC - Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer, Children’s Mercy
Sarah Oakley - MSN, RN, NEA-BC - Vice President & Chief Nursing Offier, North Kansas City Hospital
Debbie Wilson - MSN, RN, MSA, NEA-BC - Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
Peggy O'Toole - MSN, APRN, NEA-BC - Administrative Director of Professional Advancement, Shawnee Mission Health
Carol Perry - MSM, BSN, RN, FACHE - Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer, Stormont-Vail Health
Jennifer Koepke - RN, MHSA, CPHQ - Vice President Patient Care Services & Chief Nursing Officer, Western Missouri Medical Center
Terry Siek - MSN, RN, NEA-BC - Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer, Hays Medical Center
Amy Peters - BSN, MBA, RN - Chief Nursing Officer, Truman Medical Center
Dr. Thad Wilson - RN, PhD, FNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP - President of Research College of Nursing
Ryan Fischer - Vice President of Business Development, Tutera Senior Living & Healthcare
Jacque Davis - RN, MSN, NE-BC - Director of the Medical/Surgical Department at Liberty Hospital
Jason Robertson - MSN, RN, CCRN, CPEN, CEN - Manager of Nursing Professional Development at Shawnee Mission Health
 

SPONSORS

Through partnership with companies, organizations and individuals the March of Dimes is able to create unique moments for our clients, vendors and leadership teams to participate in a special evening, while supporting an important cause.  Sponsorship opportunities are available in a variety of levels for our Nurse of the Year event providing you with brand recognition, civic engagement and and exclusive entertainment opportunity within the event. 

We look forward to working with you to discuss your partnership with the March of Dimes.  For sponsorship information please contact Pam Kelley at 913-235-9851. 

EVENT HISTORY

Since 2011 the March of Dimes have been honoring nurses in Kansas and the Greater Kansas City area.  The Nurse of the Year Awards has raised more than $500,000 since 2013!

In 2017:
-- 600 Nurse of the Year Award Gala attendees  
-- 740 Nurses nominated from 48 different facilities
-- 22 Award Winners selected from 107 Nurse Finalists
-- $150,000 raised in 2017 support the March of Dimes Mission  


 

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS:

THANKS TO OUR SPONSOR: