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AAHFN Distinguished Member Award 

The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) is pleased to offer the 2018 Distinguished Member Award. The Distinguished Member award is to recognize a member who has rendered years of faithful service to AAHFN, or who has made a significant contribution to heart failure nursing.

The AAHFN Distinguished Member Award application site is Now Open!  Nomination a colleague now by clicking: AAHFN Distinguished Member Award.

Award Applicant Requirements:

  • Current member in good standing of AAHFN
  • Complete award application – this should be completed by the nominator  
  • Submit candidate’s resume/CV to AAHFN National Office via email to  by May 25, 2018. (Please put  Distinguished Member Award as the subject)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Nominee’s must have rendered 3 years of faithful service to AAHFN, or made substantial contributions to the field of heart failure nursing (i.e. -  HF-related presentations, publications, committees/taskforces, research)
  • BoD members and past presidents are not eligible until 3 years after completion of board term
  • No individual can receive the Distinguished Member Award within five years of receiving a previous AAHFN award

Award Compensation: 

  • Recognition at annual conference
  • Recognition on website and in journal/newsletter
  • Plaque
  • Free 2019 conference registration

Important Dates:

May 4, 2018- Award site opens

May 25, 2018 – Distinguished Member Award site closes   

May 26 - June 6, 2018 – Review of applications

2018 Annual Meeting  – Announce Winner 


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