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TULIP Award Nomination

Submit a TULIP Award Nomination

Citizens Memorial Hospital/Citizens Memorial Health Care Foundation created the TULIP Award to recognize outstanding individuals who contribute to patient care. These individuals include:

  • Medical assistants.
  • Patient care technicians.
  • Laboratory technicians.
  • Radiologic technologists.
  • Physical, speech and occupational therapists.
  • Respiratory therapists.
  • Emergency medical technicians.
  • Paramedics.

TULIP stands for Thoughtful, Unforgettable, Lasting Impact on Patient Care. The award committee selects one honoree each month who exemplifies the following characteristics:

  • Goes above and beyond in providing exceptional care and unforgettable service to patients/residents.
  • Demonstrates exceptional skills in the delivery of compassionate patient/resident care.
  • Exemplifies the mission, vision and values of CMH/CMH Foundation.
  • Demonstrates a caring, thoughtful attitude.
  • Is an outstanding role model for other nursing and medical assistants and technicians.

Each month’s winner receives a TULIP Award honoree pin, an award certificate, flowers, and a copy of the nomination. The selected honoree’s unit/department/clinic/facility receives a poster to display and freshly baked cookies to share when the award is presented.

View past winners

The TULIP Award is given in conjunction with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing. Nominate a CMH/CMH Foundation nurse (RN, NP, LPN) for the DAISY Award.

TULIP Nomination

Patients, residents, visitors, family members, co-workers, physicians and volunteers may nominate a deserving caregiver by completing the electronic nomination form.

Questions? Contact Sarah Hanak, CMH TULIP Award program coordinator, at 417-328-7775 or send an email to

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