Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania is a statewide, non-profit foundation created to help recruit and retain nursing professionals. It is governed by a 24 member Board of Trustees, consisting of individuals who are leaders in nursing, business, industry, and other health care fields. To achieve its objectives, the foundation has established a scholarship fund and an awards program. Dr. Zuzelo received the award at the Nightingale Awards gala held in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on October 13, 2006. She was nominated for the award by Mary Beth Kingston, Chief Nurse Executive, Albert Einstein Healthcare Networkand Elizabeth Menschner, Nursing Director, Critical Care, AEHN.