The DAISY Award

Recognition for Outstanding Nurses

EvergreenHealth nurses who go above and beyond in providing compassionate, expert care for our patients are recognized with The DAISY Award. 

DAISY Award recipients are nominated by patients, visitors and staff. Those selected are honored at a ceremony on their care unit.

Click on the links to learn about our recent recipients.

2nd Quarter 2017
Tom Sanguino, RN - Hospice Home Care
Shelley Hill, RN - MedSurg
Estella Stasyuk, RN - Cardio Vascular, NeuroSurg

1st Quarter 2017 
Georginette Cleofe, RN - Progressive Care
Kathy Johnson, RN - Home Hospice
Andrew Litchfield, RN - Critical Care

4th Quarter 2016
Jennifer McKinlay, RN - Family Maternity Center
Phoebe Wolcott-MacCausland, RN - Critical Care
Michelle Paige, RN - Healthline

3rd Quarter 2016
Michelle Trygg, RN - Radiation Oncology
Inja Kim, RN - Hospice Home Care
Leah Bray, RN - Oncology

2nd Quarter 2016
Jennifery Flannery, RN - Home Hospice
Hillary Thoreson, RN - Emergency Department
Karen Feliciano, RN - Ortho, Spine & Neuro

1st Quarter 2016
Kris Laursen, RN - NICU
Scott Samuels, RN - Critical Care
Jacob Spaun, RN - Oncology

Past award winners are listed here >


Nominate an Extraordinary Nurse

Patients, visitors, employees or physicians may nominate a deserving nurse by filling out our online nomination form

Criteria for the nomination Include:

  • Makes a connection with patients, families, and peers by building trust and respect.
  • Communicates important information/education needed by the patient and family.
  • Creates and coordinates an environment conducive to healing and safety.
  • Goes above and beyond.

About The DAISY Foundation

Nursing Careers at EvergreenHealth, Kirkland WAThe DAISY Foundation was established in 1999 by the Barnes family in memory of J. Patrick Barnes (right), who died at the age of 30 from complications of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP).

Touched by the remarkable care, clinical skills and compassion demonstrated by nurses during Patrick’s illness, the Barnes family made it their mission to recognize exceptional nurses around the country.