A late congratulations to Cora Palmer, BSN, RN-C, CMSRN, named Magnet Nurse of the Year! The award is presented annually to a nurse who creates a vision for the future and the system and environment necessary to achieve that vision. Cora has worked as a staff nurse at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for 12 years, specializing in pain management and has served as a mentor for new staff. Cora was instrumental in launching our chapter in 2008 and has served since as chapter president. Under Cora’s dynamic leadership, Chapter #317 has garnered national awards and recognition. The work she has done was highlighted in Northwestern Memorial’s Magnet redesignation document in 2010. She continues to work diligently to further medical-surgical nursing in Chicago and beyond. Thank you for your efforts!