University of Missouri Health Care’s Stroke Program recognizes staff members who demonstrate excellence in caring for stroke patients. Anyone can nominate a staff member for the award. Any staff member who has contact with stroke patients is eligible for the award.

Photo of Stroke Award recipients.

Who deserves this award

Help us recognize staff members who have demonstrated excellence in caring for stroke patients. 

These individuals may have:

  • Collaborated positively with the team in caring for the stroke patient
  • Communicated calmly during high-stress situations
  • Communicated with compassion toward patients and families
  • Displayed excellent teamwork
  • Provided high-quality education for patients, families or staff members
  • Provided high-quality stroke care

The stroke committee reviews nominations monthly and selects one recipient every month.

Award recipients are honored with breakfast and receive a brain pin and a traveling trophy to display in their work areas.

Stroke support group

This free support group is open to all survivors and their caregivers. 

Meetings are intended to:

  • Allow for networking opportunities
  • Discuss topics of interest
  • Offer education and advice
  • Organize community based stroke awareness events
  • Provide encouragement and emotional support

Meetings are held the second Thursday of each Month at 4:30 pm at the University of Missouri Hospital in the Main Street Conference room, Room L103 next to Essentials restaurant. Free valet parking is available at the main entrance. 

To RSVP or for questions, contact Tami Harris or call 573-884-6612.

Nominate a staff member

Please tell us about yourself so we may include you in the celebration of this award if the staff member you nominate is chosen. 

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Nominee's Name

Please describe the situation involving the staff member you are nominating. Explain how that individual meets the criteria to receive the Excellence in Stroke Care Award: