Nursing Leadership Award

The Nursing Leadership Award builds on the themes of patient-centred care and nursing leadership, and honours those who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to excellence in these areas.

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To download the 2016 nomination form click here.

2015 Recipient: Dr. Sandra Lauck

Dr. Sandra Lauck is a Clinical Director at Cardiac Services BC, an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority. Building on a 20-year cardiac nursing career and her role as the Clinical Nurse Specialist of the world-renowned Vancouver Transcatheter Heart Valve (THV) program, she implemented a provincial strategy to ensure evidence-based and patient-centred access to innovative approaches to the management of structural heart disease.

While working in close partnership with the cardiac sites’ leaders, she successfully built a unique system of care that has become a national gold standard. Sandra facilitated the standardized inclusion of nurses as full members of the “Heart Team”. The outcomes achieved by the BC program are among the best in the world, and held internationally as an exemplars of excellence in healthcare policy, practice, and processes of care.

View our 2015 Leading Practices booklet for Sandra's full biography.


Recent Recipients

Please see our most recent recipients listed below. Full biography's are available in our Leading Practices booklets.

2014, Patricia O'Connor FCCHL

2013, Doris Grinspun

2012, Theresa Fillatre CHE

2011, Lucie Tremblay AdmA, CHE

2010, Jeanne Besner

2009, Beatrice Mudge CHE