Lantern Award



ENA Lantern Award​​


The Lantern Award is a recognition award given to emergency departments that exemplify exceptional practice and innovative performance in the core areas of leadership, practice, education, advocacy and research. The award is a visible symbol of an emergency department’s commitment to quality, presence of a healthy work environment, and accomplishment in incorporating evidence-based practice and innovation into emergency care. All emergency departments are welcome to apply for the Lantern Award.  

Lantern Award applications are now being accepted through
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 12:00 pm CST.



Please review the Coaching Guide and supplemental material below to assist you in completing your application.


Coaching Guide


The Coaching Guide includes step-by-step directions on how to complete the following application sections and more:







Describes the application process and program

Executive Summary

Application Questions

Sample Responses/Graph



The Lantern Award application fee is $3,000. You may pay via credit card once you submit your application. Please include the required invoice if you are paying by check. Payment must be received by March 8, 2017 

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