Leadership Award Presented

The Georgia Organization of Nurse Leaders (GONL) has presented Sherry Danello, Vice President of Patient Care Services at St. Joseph's/Candler, with The Leadership Award.

The Leadership Award celebrates a nursing administrator's achievements within a facility, department or health system. Qualifications for the award include demonstration of creativity and leadership skills while enhancing patient care, systems improvements or employee relations.

The organization presented the award during its annual meeting in Savannah, Sept. 3-5, during which the group's office holders were named. Pat Valenzano, Director of Women and Children's Services at St. Joseph's/Candler was named Vice President of the GONL.

The Georgia Organization of Nurse Leaders is a not-for-profit association that aims to promote and enhance leadership skills of nursing administrators by providing activities, education and recognition to its members to enrich their clinical and administration skills.