Pink Glove Dance Event Part of AORN Convention in Nashville
On Sunday, April 7, nearly 1,000 operating room nurses gathered at the Omni Hotel Ballroom for the "Pink Glove Dance" event in support of breast cancer awareness. The nurses are in town as part of the 2019 AORN ( Association of periOperative Registered Nurses () Surgical Conference. The dance is in support of the 10th anniversary of the Medline Pink Glove Dance, a global movement that unites thousands of healthcare professionals, breast cancer patients, survivors and communities - all through the joy of dancing. Medline is also launching its second annual Community Impact Grant Program for Breast Cancer Awareness to drive awareness around prevention and early detection in communities nationwide. Medline will award $150,000 to non-profit breast cancer related organizations across the country.
The Medline Community Impact Grant Program for Community Health Centers will direct funds to address myriad issues affecting people and patients receiving care at these facilities. The goal of the Community Impact Grant Program for Community Health Centers is to award results focused grants addressing prevalent healthcare challenges that help improve patient care or enhance the quality of life for their patients and the community at-large.
Medline will offer two grant cycles in the 2019 calendar year. Awarded grants will be capped at $10,000.
Grant Cycle 2
- August 4, 2019: Application cycle begins
- November 1, 2019: Application cycle ends
- December 6, 2019: Award recipients announced