Celebration of Nursing
Dr. Alisa Haushalter, director of the Shelby County Health Department
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing will take its annual celebration of the nursing profession to a virtual setting this year, due to COVID-19 concerns. The Virtual NightinGala 2020 will take place on October 22, 2020, via a virtual platform.
Virtual NightinGala 2020 will include a brief keynote speech by Dr. Alisa Haushalter, director of the Shelby County Health Department, and the presentation of the Nurse Hero Awards. The award categories this year include Bedside Nurse Hero, Nursing Team Heroes, Advanced Practice Nurse Hero, Executive Nurse Hero, and COVID-19 Community Nurse Hero. In addition, the virtual event will honor a nurse with the Dr. John W. Runyan, Jr., Community Nursing Award.
Registration is free and open to all who want to recognize the value of the nursing profession in this International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. The program will begin at 6:30 pm on October 22 and will be preceded by a Silent Auction at 6:00 pm. You may register at btsvirtualevents.com/uthscnightingala. Please join us!