The Daisy Award for extraordinary nurses

The nonprofit DAISY Foundation established the national award program in memory of J. Patrick Barnes. Awestruck by the clinical skills and compassion of Patrick’s nurses, the Barnes family created the award to thank nurses across the nation who demonstrate society’s profound respect for the education, training, brainpower, skill and caring that nurses put into their daily work.

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The Magnet Recognition Program is a recognition program operated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center that allows nurses to recognize nursing excellence in other nurses. It is considered the highest recognition for nursing excellence.

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Relationship-Based Culture
At UC Davis Health, we value extraordinary Love, Compassion, Courage and Integrity in every situation. These values are the foundation of our mission to improve lives and transform healthcare. One way we do this is through advancing a relationship-based culture. We are proud to offer these relational experiences for both clinical and non-clinical staff. We aim to integrate relational competencies and training for all staff across UC Davis Health as we improve lives and transform healthcare.