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Award Winners

AJN has a distinguished reputation in the nursing and publishing industries as a leader in the field and frequent award winner for our individual articles and the journal as a whole. We are proud to be the recipient of the following awards:

2014


Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation of 100,000 or less – Current News: 
AJN Reports: Helping Transgender Children and Teens, 2014  (Clarion)

Award of Excellence, Editorial & Advocacy Writing: A Grassroots Movement Sounds the Call, March, 2013 (Awards for Publication Excellence, APEX)

Award of Excellence, Covers:  January, 2014 (APEX)

Gold Award, Best Case History, Family Pet Visitation, December, 2013 (American Society for Healthcare Publication Editors, ASHPE)

Gold Award, Best Use of Social Media: Facebook, Blog, Twitter, Pinterest (ASHPE)

Gold Award, Best Blog, Off the Charts, The Heart of a Nurse; Incomplete Combustion: Crohn’s, Motherhood, a New Normal; Issues Raised by Media Coverage of a Nurse Declining to Do CPR (ASHPE)

Gold Award, Best Cover Photo: Loneliness and Quality of Life in Chronically Ill Rural Older Adults, September, 2013 (ASHPE)

Silver Award, Best News Coverage: AJN Reports May, June, July, 2013 (ASHPE)


2013

Chosen by the National Library of Medicine's print preservation program, MedPRint, as one of a "primary set of materials to preserve in print format".

Honorable Mention, Eddie Awards, Best Full Issue: October, 2012 (FOLIO) 

Honorable Mention, Eddie Awards, Best Feature Article: Outcomes and Complications After Bariatric Surgery, September 2012 (FOLIO) 

Award of Excellence, Feature Writing: Men in Nursing, January 2013 (Awards for Publication Excellence)

Clarion Award, Feature Article: Celiac Disease: A Medical Puzzle, October 2012 (Association of Women in Communications)

Clarion Award, Regular Editorial/Opinion: Politicizing Women’s Choices Again, June 2012; The Hidden Wounds of War, November 2012; Developing a Global Awareness, December 2012 (Association of Women in Communications) 

Silver Award, Best Cover: Illustration, October 2012 (American Society for Healthcare Publication Editors, ASHPE)

Silver Award, Best Blog: Off the Charts, Grief: The Proposed DSM-5 Gets It Wrong, March 2012; The Cruel Irony of Alzheimer's Disease, February 2012Forward or Back? Some Personal Notes on Why the Affordable Care Act Matters, June 2012 (ASHPE)

2012

Silver Eddie Award, Best Feature Article: Deactivation of ICDs at the End of Life, October 2011 (Folio)

Gold Award, Best Feature Article Series: "Supporting Family Caregivers" - The Hospital Nurse’s Assessment of Family Caregiver Needs, October 2011; Teaching Essential Skills to Family Caregivers, November 2011; Communicating with Family Caregivers; December 2011 (American Society for Healthcare Publication Editors)

Clarion Awards, Editorial Columns: Few Happy Endings for Victims of Trafficking, February 2011, Protectors in Need of Protection, June 2011; Vaccination and ‘Matters of Belief,’ August 2011; Cover Photo: Will East Africa Survive?, November 2011 (Association of Women in Communications)

Honorable Mention Best Feature Article: The Role of the Nurse in Combating Human Trafficking, February 2011 (Magnus Opus)

Publication Excellence: Blog Writing, Off the Charts; Cover Photo: Will East Africa Survive?, November 2011 (Awards for Publication Excellence)

2011

Gold Ozzie Award, Best Use of Illustration: "Counting Down" - The Role of the Nurse in Combating Human Trafficking, February 2011 (FOLIO)

Bronze Eddie Award, Healthcare/Medical/Nursing, Single Article: The Role of the Nurse in Combating Human Trafficking, February 2011 (FOLIO)

Clarion Awards, Best Regular Column - Non-Opinion: The Dirtiest House in Town, January 2010; Convicted, March 2010; A Place for Palliative Care, April 2010 (Association for Women in Communications)

Grand Award, Health & Medical Writing: The Role of the Nurse in Combating Human Trafficking, February 2011 (Awards for Publication Excellence)

Sigma Theta Tau International Awards for Nursing Excellence, Nursing Media - Print: Evidence-Based Practice: Step by Step, November 2009 – July 2011 (Sigma Theta Tau International)

Gold Award, Best Blog Entry: No Country for Old Women, September 22, 2010 (Content Wise)

Silver Award, Best Signed Editorial or Essay: No Time for Complacency, March 2010 (Content Wise)

Honorable Mention, Best Sidebar: 'Men Get Breast Cancer, Too!' October 2010 (Content Wise)

Silver Award, Best News Section: In the News, January 2010 (American Society for Healthcare Publication Editors)

Silver Award, Best Cover--Photo: Caring for Families with Deployment Stress, November 2010 (American Society for Healthcare Publication Editors)

Bronze Award, Best Signed Editorial: No Time for Complacency in AIDS Prevention, March 2010 (American Society for Healthcare Publication Editors)

Bronze Award, Best Blog: Go Home, Stay, Good Nurse, May 20, 2010 (American Society for Healthcare Publication Editors)

2010

Silver Award, Best Feature Article: The Vietnam Women's Memorial: Better Late Than Never, May 2009 (Publications Management)

Bronze Award, Best Signed Editorial: Who's Watching?, March 2009 (Publications Management)

Gold Award, Feature Article: The Vietnam Women's Memorial: Better Late Than Never, May 2009 (American Society for Healthcare Publication Editors)

Silver Award, Signed Editorial: Who's Watching?, March 2009 (American Society for Healthcare Publication Editors)

Silver Award, Cover Photo: Street Nurse Program, July 2009 (American Society for Healthcare Publication Editors)

Silver Award, Opening Page, Computer Generated: Stopping Eating and Drinking, September 2009 (American Society for Healthcare Publication Editors)

Silver Award, Special Supplement: Transforming Care at the Bedside: Paving the Wave for Change, November 2009 (American Society for Healthcare Publication Editors)

Bronze Award, Blog: Is it Ethical for a Nurse to Decline the H1N1 Vaccine, August 2009 (American Society for Healthcare Publication Editors)

2009

100 Most Influential Journals in Biology & Medicine over the last 100 Years. (BioMedical & Life Sciences Division (DBIO) of the Special Libraries Association (SLA)

Feature Article: Is Your Patient Taking the Right Antimicrobial, June 2008 (Association for Women in Communications)

Magazine Series, Special Section: State of the Science: Professional Partners Supporting Family Caregivers, September 2008 (Association for Women in Communications)