A co-founder and charter president of the Minnesota Affiliate
of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (MN NACNS),
Dr. Tracy has worked tirelessly throughout her distinguished career
to advocate for advancing the role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist.
From her clinical practice as a Critical Care CNS at the University of
Minnesota Medical Center, through work on the Minnesota Board of
Nursing CNS Certification Waiver Panel, and serving as president of
the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Dr. Tracy has earned
a well-deserved reputation as a leader and role model in all spheres of
the CNS role.
Mary Fran Tracy Award of Excellence will be presented to the recipient at the Annual MN NACNS Conference October 7th, 2022.
Deadline to submit a nomination: July 31st, 2022.
Criteria for "MN NACNS Mary Fran Tracy Award of Excellence"
Nominator will provide the following:
CNS Nominee will have the following:
1. Current membership in MN NACNS (Log in to mnnacns.org and then click on “Members” to view directory).
2. Licensed by the State Board of Nursing to practice in the State of Minnesota as a CNS.
3. Have a minimum of three years of experience as a CNS.
Please include examples of how the nominee demonstrates excellence in education or practice. Consider the following criteria in describing the nominee:
Award will be presented to the recipient at the Annual MN NACNS conference October 7th, 2022.