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Shining the Light On All the Right

Shining the Light On All the Right

Celebrating the Art of Nursing Around the World


by Mark and Bonnie Barnes
Co-founders of The DAISY Foundation

Latest DAISY Foundation News

DAISY and Press Ganey Announce Partnership
Listen to the latest podcast from The Flourishing Nurse!

This new podcast features Bonnie Barnes and great friend of DAISY, nurse, and DAISY pro-bone researcher, Dr. Cindy Lefton.

We welcome the Association for Leadership Science in Nursing to our DAISY community of Supportive Associations!
Go Beyond Gratitude: How to Honor Your Nurse Managers

Click here to read the latest blog by Bonnie and Mark Barnes, FAAN, on

2022 DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses and Nurse Led Teams in Patient Safety Celebrated at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement Congress!

Read summaries of their nominations as well as the full list of nominees here.

Industry Partners

The following companies share our passion for the work nurses do every day and demonstrate their commitment to our work by generously supporting The DAISY Foundation with a significant national donation. Click on each logo to learn more about these very important DAISY Partners.

Supportive Associations

DAISY has grown internationally with the support of numerous organizations who know the value of recognizing the extraordinary compassionate work of nurses. We thank each of the following for collaborating with us to help advance our mission. Click on each logo to learn more about these very important supportive associations who are part of DAISY’s community!

Our Gratitude To

There are several organizations who make truly unique contributions to DAISY’s mission. Click on these logos to find out why we are so grateful to them.

International Advocates

International Advocates assist the DAISY Foundation in expanding the global reach of our nurse recognition programs.