Awards

Each year, ONS grants prestigious recognition to oncology nurses, researchers, and employers who change lives and better their profession. Nominate a colleague or employee and give special notice to their work. Most award winners receive travel reimbursement to attend the ONS Annual Congress.

The deadline for most awards is September 30.

  • Distinguished Awards

    Recognize individuals for their career achievements and outstanding contributions to cancer care.

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  • Excellence Awards

    Recognize individuals for their contributions and achievements within 11 fields of expertise, including medical oncology, radiation therapy, and blood and marrow transplantation. 

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  • Research Lectureships

    The prestigious Research Lectureships recognize and support excellence in research and clinical practice via the ONS Annual Congress.

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  • Pearl Moore “Making a Difference” Awards

    Recognize teams, emerging leaders, direct care nurses, and international nurses who have impacted patients with cancer and their communities.

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  • Employer Awards

    Recognize employers who honor and show exemplary support for registered nurses working in oncology. 

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  • Retired Oncology Nursing Society Awards

    To meet the changing needs of ONS members, the Board of Directors elected to make refinements to the ONS awards program.

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