NEA Nominate A Nurse

Nominate A Nurse! Nominations Now Being Accepted for the NM Nursing Excellence Awards

Since 2005, the NM Center for Nursing Excellence has had the honor of hosting the NM Nursing Excellence Awards. This annual awards ceremony recognizes excellence in nursing practice and honors nurses for the contributions they make to their communities and to our state. Created by nurses for nurses, the Nursing Excellence Awards have honored over 3,300 New Mexico nurse nominees. Learn how to submit an online nomination

2023 Nightingale Scholarship Recipient Pictures

Congratulations 2023 Nightingale Scholarship Recipients

Each year, the New Mexico Center for Nursing Excellence awards Nightingale Scholarships to nursing students throughout the state. Winning applicants demonstrate incredible dedication to their work, their studies, and their communities. This scholarship would not be possible without the generous support of the New Mexico Board of Nursing to the Nurse Excellence Fund. 

NEA Nomination Training Sept. 20

 Submitting a Successful Nomination Training, Sept. 20 

NMCNE will be holding a 1 hour virtual training to help you submit a successful Nursing Excellence Awards nomination. We will address the changes that have been made to the application essay and awards categories as well as provide examples of winning nomination essays. This is an opportunity to ask your questions about the nomination process. Learn more, click here.

2022 NEA Recipients

Congratulations To All The 2022 Nursing Excellence Awards Nominees

Thank you for joining us for a special evening honoring this year's nominees! This year's the New Mexico Nursing Excellence Awards celebration was held on Saturday, April 15, 2023 at the Sandia Resort and Casino. Visit our honorees webpage to see a complete list. Thank you to all of our dedicated sponsors who make this event a success!

20 Year Anniversary Logo

The New Mexico Center for Nursing Excellence Celebrates 20 Years

2023 marks the 20th Anniversary of the NM Center for Nursing Excellence. As part of the Nursing Excellence Awards Gala on April 15 at the Sandia Resort and Casino we showcased 18 years of Nursing Excellence Awards artwork, stories from our founders and fond memories from the past 20 years. To learn more about this exhibit and dedication click here.